About the Authors

Yang-Yu Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Yang-Yu Liu, Jose C. Nacher, Tomoshiro Ochiai

yyl@channing.harvard.edu

Affiliations Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Center for Complex Network Research and Departments of Physics, Computer Science and Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Center for Cancer Systems Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jose C. Nacher

Contributed equally to this work with: Yang-Yu Liu, Jose C. Nacher, Tomoshiro Ochiai

Affiliation Department of Information Science, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan

Tomoshiro Ochiai

Contributed equally to this work with: Yang-Yu Liu, Jose C. Nacher, Tomoshiro Ochiai

Affiliation Department of Social Information Studies, Otsuma Women's University, Tama-shi, Tokyo, Japan

Mauro Martino

Affiliation Center for Innovation in Visual Analytics, Watson Research Center, IBM, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Yaniv Altshuler

Affiliation MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

Mauro Martino is an employee of IBM. This does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YYL JCN TO. Performed the experiments: YYL JCN TO. Analyzed the data: YYL JCN TO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YYL JCN TO. Wrote the paper: YYL JCN TO. Reviewed the manuscript: MM YA.