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ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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Exploration of Acquisition Based Dynamic Capabilities Underpinning a Reinvention of Business Models in Technology-Related M&A Process
Andrejs Cirjevskis
(pages: 1-6)

Hurricane Irma 2017: Relationships with Lightning, Gravity, and Earthquakes
Bruce Leybourne
(pages: 7-13)

Different Methodologies in Treating Uncertainty (Invited Paper)
Areeg Abdalla
(pages: 14-19)

Extension to the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM): For Elderly
Sandra-Dinora Orantes-Jiménez, María-Elena Reyes-Castellanos, Guohua Sun
(pages: 20-27)

A Tale of Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication Systems Engineering
Ran Giladi
(pages: 28-33)

An Educational Framework for Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
Ariyoshi Kusumi, Kayoko Kobayashi
(pages: 34-38)

The Equilibrium and Risk Analysis of Internet Finance under Social Networks Influence
Chuanmin Mi, Qing Zhang, Ching-Torng Lin
(pages: 39-43)

Automating Open Source Software License Information Generation in Software Projects
Sergius Dyck, Daniel Haferkorn, Christian Kerth, André Schoebel
(pages: 44-49)

Methodology for GIS-Based Assessment of Rural School Transport Routes in Espírito Santo, Brazil
Marcelo Franco Porto, Nilson Tadeu Ramos Nunes, Raphael Bruno Alves Teixeira, Patrícia Baracho Porto, Lucas Vinícius Ribeiro Alves, Renata Maria Abrantes Baracho
(pages: 50-54)

Ethnography with Intercultural Competence and Visual Thinking for Real Life Problem Solving
Sukjin Kang, Seungryul Lee
(pages: 55-57)

Spatialization of Medical Care in the Private Network of the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) from 2007 to 2016
Carlos Miguel Freire Silva, Leônidas Conceição Barroso
(pages: 58-63)

Broadband Enabled Fabric for Public Libraries in Canada
Mirza Kamaludeen, Salam Ismaeel, Franca Petrocelli, Carm Scarfo, Soussan Tabari
(pages: 64-69)

IT Strategies for Globalization Impact in de the SMEs (Aguascalientes Mexico Case)
Jesús Salvador Vivanco, Ma. del Carmen Martínez
(pages: 70-73)

Health Wellness Monitoring Using the Scaling Exponent: A Heartbeat Interval Time Series Analysis
Toru Yazawa, Hiroyuki Kitajima
(pages: 74-80)

Assignment of Resources in Distributed Systems
David L. La Red Martínez, Julio C. Acosta, Federico Agostini
(pages: 81-87)


 

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Biobank Metaportal to Enhance Collaborative Research: sail.simbioms.org

Maria Krestyaninova, Ola Spjuth, Janna Hastings, Jörn Dietrich, Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann


In order to identify new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases, biobanks systematically collect samples of human tissues and population-wide data on health and lifestyle. Efficient access to population biobank data and to biomaterial is crucial for development and marketing of new pharmaceutical products, especially in the area of personalised medicine. However, such access is hindered by legal and ethical constraints, and by the huge semantic diversity across different biobanks. To address these challenges, we have developed SAIL, a sophisticated metaportal for biobank data annotation across different collections and repositories, harmonised to allow cross-biobank searchability, while preserving the anonymity and privacy of the underlying data such that legal and ethical requirements are met. We describe the technological architecture and design of SAIL that allows us to meet these pressing challenges, and give an overview of the current functionality of the application. SAIL is available online at sail.simbioms.org, and it currently contains around 200 000 samples from 14 collections.

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