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Close Encounters of the Collaborative Kind
March 2012 (vol. 45 no. 3)
pp. 24-30
Michael B. Mayhew, Duke University
Xin Guo, Duke University
Steven B. Haase, Duke University
Alexander J. Hartemink, Duke University
The participants in a collaborative interdisciplinary project found that developing a shared, project-specific communication style helped them overcome cultural barriers, understand the nuances of each other's work, and enhance the accuracy, interpretability, and utility of their models.

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Index Terms:
interdisciplinary research, collaboration, systems biology, computational biology, collaborative work
Michael B. Mayhew, Xin Guo, Steven B. Haase, Alexander J. Hartemink, "Close Encounters of the Collaborative Kind," Computer, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 24-30, March 2012, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.85
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