1)    Binary Outcome Stochastic Search (BOSS)
BOSS concept and algorithm has been developed by
    Alberto Russu,
    Alberto Malovini,
    Annibale A Puca,
    and Riccardo Bellazzi.

It has been presented for the first time in the paper Stochastic model search with binary outcomes for genome-wide association studies, published by JAMIA. The paper is available in open access here:

 2)    BOSS Matlab code is available upon request for research, non commercial purposes. For further information please contact Simone Marini (simone.marini[at] at The Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pavia, Italy.

3)    A detailed description of BOSS machinery is available in the Methods section of the aforementioned paper.