About the Authors

Ji Lee, Zhihua Li, Rachel Brower-Sinning, Bino John
Department of Computational Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Ji Lee
Department of Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Bino John
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

john@johnlab.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JL implemented the K-Factor algorithm in Java, generated results, and contributed to writing the manuscript. ZL analyzed the core results and computationally identified specific CRMs. RBS was involved in benchmarking the performance of K-Factor. BJ conceived the project, designed and implemented the underlying methods and datasets, generated results, wrote the manuscript, and supervised the project.