The early days of bioinformatics publishing

  title={The early days of bioinformatics publishing},
  author={Richard J. Roberts},
  volume={16 1},
  • R. Roberts
  • Published 2000
  • Biology, Computer Science, Medicine
  • Bioinformatics
A brief history of the early days of publishing in the bioinformatics field is presented. 

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