missing citations in encodenets supplement


With regards to the paper published in Nature, Architecture of the human regulatory network derived from ENCODE data, I have been perusing the Supplementary Information and find that reference No. 69 seems, to the best of my belief, to have been mapped incorrectly. I would like to provide a quote which, in my understanding, promises a reference to a RuleFit3 manuscript but instead corresponds to a paper concerning Transcriptional Regulation in Mast Cells:

The number of rules is not set a priori but is rather learned from the data itself. Details are provided in the RuleFit3 manuscript69. -P. 14/271

69 Bockamp, E. O. et al. Transcriptional regulation of the stem cell leukemia gene by PU.1 and Elf-1. J. Biol. Chem. 273, 29032-29042 (1998).


It turns out that references 69-71 in section C2 of the supplementary material were not correctly added to the reference list. References 69-71 in later sections refer to the correct articles. Below are the correct citations for refs 69-71 in section C2 of the supplement.

Rulefit3 (ref 69)
Frieman, J. H. & Popescu, B. E. Predictive Learning Via Rule Ensembles. Annals Applied Stat. 2, 916-954, doi:10.1214/07-Aoas148 (2008).

the well-known random forest algorithm (ref 70)
Breiman, L. Random forests. Mach Learn 45, 5-32, doi:10.1023/A:1010933404324 (2001). http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1010933404324

the GREAT Functional Annotation server (ref 71)
McLean, C. Y. et al. GREAT improves functional interpretation of cis-regulatory regions. Nature Biotechnology 28, 495-U155, doi:10.1038/nbt.1630 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nbt.1630

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