1) Binary Outcome Stochastic Search (BOSS)
BOSS concept and algorithm has been developed by
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]unipv.it) 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.