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Bioboxes: standardised containers for interchangeable bioinformatics software

Overview of attention for article published in Giga Science, October 2015
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#40 of 579)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

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2 blogs
twitter
75 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
googleplus
4 Google+ users

Citations

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Readers on

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109 Mendeley
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3 CiteULike
Title
Bioboxes: standardised containers for interchangeable bioinformatics software
Published in
Giga Science, October 2015
DOI 10.1186/s13742-015-0087-0
Pubmed ID
Authors

Peter Belmann, Johannes Dröge, Andreas Bremges, Alice C. McHardy, Alexander Sczyrba, Michael D. Barton

Abstract

Software is now both central and essential to modern biology, yet lack of availability, difficult installations, and complex user interfaces make software hard to obtain and use. Containerisation, as exemplified by the Docker platform, has the potential to solve the problems associated with sharing software. We propose bioboxes: containers with standardised interfaces to make bioinformatics software interchangeable.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 4%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Spain 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 100 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 32 29%
Researcher 25 23%
Student > Master 12 11%
Student > Bachelor 8 7%
Unspecified 7 6%
Other 25 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Computer Science 36 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 27 25%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 20 18%
Unspecified 11 10%
Engineering 4 4%
Other 11 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 60. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 July 2018.
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#273,106
of 13,199,565 outputs
Outputs from Giga Science
#40
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Outputs of similar age
#8,075
of 252,012 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Giga Science
#1
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