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Moving toward the automation of the systematic review process: a summary of discussions at the second meeting of International Collaboration for the Automation of Systematic Reviews (ICASR)

Systematic Reviews20187:3

Received: 3 October 2017

Accepted: 12 December 2017

Published: 9 January 2018

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Original Submission
3 Oct 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Clive E Adams
16 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karen Dawe
30 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Annette O'Connor
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
9 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0667-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
College of Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Durham, USA
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, USA