About the Authors

Mark V. Mishra

Affiliation Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Michele Bennett

Affiliation Wool Laboratories Inc., Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Armon Vincent

Affiliation Wool Laboratories Inc., Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Olivia T. Lee

Affiliation Department of Urology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, United States of America

Costas D. Lallas

Affiliation Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Edouard J. Trabulsi

Affiliation Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Leonard G. Gomella

Affiliation Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Adam P. Dicker

Affiliation Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Timothy N. Showalter

TNS3B@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Affiliation Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Competing Interests

M. Bennett and A. Vincent are employees of Wool Labs, Inc. No other authors have financial disclosures to report. Patent information: United States 61/454,474 Issued. The present invention relates to a computer implemented method, system and apparatus for identifying, collecting and parsing content for providing business intelligence. Particularly, the present invention provides a method, system and apparatus for deriving knowledge from information indicative of human communication, emotions, reactions, and experiences to evaluate trends and decisions that impact business. Please note that that this does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. NB: (Re the patent) This was a product that was a search engine/software used to perform the authors’ analysis about prostate cancer and is not the primary focus of the paper.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MM MB AV OL CL ET LG AD TS. Performed the experiments: MM MB AV. Analyzed the data: MM MB AV OL CL ET LG AD TS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB AV. Wrote the manuscript: MM MB AV OL CL ET LG AD TS.