About the Authors

Erico N. de Souza

Contributed equally to this work with: Erico N. de Souza, Kristina Boerder

erico.souza@dal.ca (ENS); kristina.boerder@dal.ca (KB)

Affiliation Big Data Analytics Institute, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Kristina Boerder

Contributed equally to this work with: Erico N. de Souza, Kristina Boerder

erico.souza@dal.ca (ENS); kristina.boerder@dal.ca (KB)

Affiliation Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Stan Matwin

Affiliations Big Data Analytics Institute, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Boris Worm

Affiliation Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ENS KB SM BW. Performed the experiments: ENS KB. Analyzed the data: ENS KB. Wrote the paper: ENS KB SM BW.