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Bioinformatics for Biomedical Science and Clinical Applications

Bioinformatics for Biomedical Science and Clinical Applications

By: K-H Liang

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2013

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Contemporary biomedical and clinical research is undergoing constant development thanks to the rapid advancement of various high throughput technologies at the DNA, RNA and protein levels. These technologies can generate vast amounts of raw data, making bioinformatics methodologies essential in their use for basic biomedical and clinical applications. Bioinformatics for biomedical science and clinical applications demonstrates what these cutting-edge technologies can do and examines how to design an appropriate study, including how to deal with data and address specific clinical...

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Bioinformatics Data Skills

Bioinformatics Data Skills

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

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Though many biologists begin bioinformatics training by learning Perl and R, but there’s a huge gap between solving small problems with messy scripts and analyzing large amounts of biological data. This practical book teaches the data skills you need to turn large sequencing datasets into reproducible and robust biological findings....

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Introduction to Bio-Ontologies

Introduction to Bio-Ontologies

By: Peter Robinson; Sebastian Bauer

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 22-JUN-2011

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Exploring the computational background of ontologies, this self-contained text helps readers understand ontological algorithms and their applications. It describes a host of bio-ontologies, including Gene Ontology and Human Phenotype Ontology. The authors cover graph and inference algorithms and explain how these algorithms are used in biological and biomedical applications. They also offer overviews of the R programming language and the W3C standards of XML, RDF, and OWL. Along with extensive references and many exercises, the book provides software and data on a supporting website. ...

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Genome Annotation

Genome Annotation

By: Jung Soh; Paul Gordon; Christoph Sensen

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2012

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This thorough overview explores automated genome analysis and annotation from its origins to the challenges of next-generation sequencing data analysis. It explains how current analysis strategies were developed, including sequencing strategies, statistical models, and early annotation systems. The authors then present visualization techniques for displaying integrated results as well as state-of-the-art annotation tools, including MAGPIE, Ensembl, Bluejay, and Galaxy. They also discuss the pipelines for the analysis and annotation of complex, next-generation DNA sequencing data. MAGPIE...

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Natural Computing for Simulation and Knowledge Discovery

Natural Computing for Simulation and Knowledge Discovery

By: Leandro Nunes de Castro

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2013

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Nature has long provided the inspiration for a variety of scientific discoveries in engineering, biomedicine, and computing, though only recently have these elements of nature been used directly in computational systems. Natural Computing for Simulation and Knowledge Discovery investigates the latest developments in nature-influenced technologies. Within its pages, readers will find an in-depth analysis of such advances as cryptographic solutions based on cell division, the creation and manipulation of biological computers, and particle swarm optimization techniques. Scientists,...

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Methodologies and Applications for Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering

Methodologies and Applications for Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering

By: A. Haghi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2013

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In recent years, significant advances have been made in the development of chemistry and computer science integration into the fields of biomedical and chemical engineering, applying quantum principles to practical, macro-world science. Methodologies and Applications for Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering brings together innovative research, new concepts, and novel developments in the application of informatics tools for applied chemistry and computer science. This book is essential amongst chemists, engineers, and researchers in providing mutual communication between academics and...

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Data Mining for Bioinformatics

Data Mining for Bioinformatics

By: Sumeet Dua; Pradeep Chowriappa

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 30-AUG-2013

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Data Mining for Bioinformatics enables researchers to meet the challenge of mining vast amounts of biomolecular data to discover real knowledge. Covering theory, algorithms, and methodologies, as well as data mining technologies, it presents a thorough discussion of data-intensive computations used in data mining applied to bioinformatics. The book explains data mining design concepts to build applications and systems. Showing how to prepare raw data for the mining process, the text is filled with heuristics that speed the data mining process. ...

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Advances in Statistical Bioinformatics

Advances in Statistical Bioinformatics

By: Kim-Anh Do; Zhaohui S. Qin; Marina Vannucci

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2013

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Providing genome-informed personalized treatment is a goal of modern medicine. Identifying new translational targets in nucleic acid characterizations is an important step toward that goal. The information tsunami produced by such genome-scale investigations is stimulating parallel developments in statistical methodology and inference, analytical frameworks, and computational tools. Within the context of genomic medicine and with a strong focus on cancer research, this book describes the integration of high-throughput bioinformatics data from multiple platforms to inform our understanding...

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Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2013

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As a result of experimental techniques, the combination of biology and computer science was initiated to classify and process an expanding number of biological observations. Bioinformatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications highlights the area of bioinformatics and its impact over the medical community with its innovations that change how we recognize and care for illnesses. This publication provides significant research and the most recent observations that are useful for researchers, practitioners, and academicians involved in the many aspects of bioinformatics....

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Computational Knowledge Discovery for Bioinformatics Research

Computational Knowledge Discovery for Bioinformatics Research

By: Xiao-Li Li; See-Kiong Ng

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2012

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Biological and clinical studies provide valuable insight into the causes and potential cures of disease. Using statistics and data mining and other computational approaches, bioinformatics researchers can provide the medical community with ground-breaking discoveries that change how we perceive and treat these illnesses.Computational Knowledge Discovery for Bioinformatics Research discusses the most significant research and latest practices in computational knowledge discovery approaches to bioinformatics in a cross-disciplinary manner which is useful for researchers, practitioners,...

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Bioinformatics for Glycobiology and Glycomics: An Introduction

Bioinformatics for Glycobiology and Glycomics: An Introduction

By: Claus-Wilhelm von der Lieth; Thomas Luetteke; Martin Frank

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 19-JAN-2010

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This book is the first to be dedicated to the bioinformatics of carbohydrates and glycoproteins. It provides an introduction to this emerging field of science both for the experimentalist working in glycobiology and glycomics, and also for the computer scientist looking for background information for the development of highly sophisticated algorithmic approaches. The book provides an overview of the state-of-the-art in the field, with reviews on databases, and the tools in use for analysis, interpretation, and prediction of the structures of complex carbohydrates, and demonstrates the...

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Rough-Fuzzy Pattern Recognition: Applications in Bioinformatics and Medical Imaging

Rough-Fuzzy Pattern Recognition: Applications in Bioinformatics and Medical Imaging

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Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Press

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2012

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Learn how to apply rough-fuzzy computing techniques to solve problems in bioinformatics and medical image processing Emphasizing applications in bioinformatics and medical image processing, this text offers a clear framework that enables readers to take advantage of the latest rough-fuzzy computing techniques to build working pattern recognition models. The authors explain step by step how to integrate rough sets with fuzzy sets in order to best manage the uncertainties in mining large data sets. Chapters are logically organized according to the major phases of pattern recognition...

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Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, Second Edition

Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, Second Edition

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Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Publication Date: 04-MAY-2009

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The bestselling introduction to bioinformatics and functional genomics—now in an updated edition Widely received in its previous edition, Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics offers the most broad-based introduction to this explosive new discipline. Now in a thoroughly updated and expanded Second Edition, it continues to be the go-to source for students and professionals involved in biomedical research. This edition provides up-to-the-minute coverage of the fields of bioinformatics and genomics. Features new to this edition include: Several fundamentally important proteins,...

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Bioinformatics for Vaccinology

Bioinformatics for Vaccinology

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2008

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"... this book was written from start to finish by one extremely dedicated and erudite individual. The author has done an excellent job of covering the many topics that fall under the umbrella of computational biology for vaccine design, demonstrating an admirable command of subject matter in fields as disparate as object-oriented databases and regulation of T cell response. Simply put, it has just the right breadth and depth, and it reads well. In fact, readability is one of its virtues—making the book enticing and useful, all at once..." Human Vaccines, 2010 "... This book has several...

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Handbook of Research on Artificial Immune Systems and Natural Computing

Handbook of Research on Artificial Immune Systems and Natural Computing

By: Hongwei Mo

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2009

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Today, nature is used as a source of inspiration for the development of new techniques for solving complex problems in various domains, from engineering to biology, with innovative adaptations under investigation. The Handbook of Research on Artificial Immune Systems and Natural Computing: Applying Complex Adaptive Technologies provides the latest empirical research findings, theoretical frameworks, and technologies of natural computing and artificial immune systems (AIS). An excellent reference source for professionals, researchers, and academicians within the AIS and natural computing...

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Dental Computing and Applications

Dental Computing and Applications

By: Andriani Daskalaki

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2009

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Over the last 40 years, dental informatics has implemented numerous technological advancements and discoveries to become a medical research discipline of significant scale and scope. Dental Computing and Applications: Advanced Techniques for Clinical Dentistry presents the latest technological applications and advanced research findings of computing in clinical dentistry. This book leads students and advanced researchers to an understanding of current ideas in the analysis of dental data and provides an overview on searching for evidence-based medical and dental information on the Web....

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Information Retrieval in Biomedicine

Information Retrieval in Biomedicine

By: Violaine Prince; Mathieu Roche

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2009

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Today, there is an intense interest for bio natural language processing (NLP) creating a need among researchers, academicians, and practitioners for a comprehensive publication of articles in this area. Information Retrieval in Biomedicine: Natural Language Processing for Knowledge Integration provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in this area according to a linguistic granularity. As a critical mass of advanced knowledge, this book presents original applications, going beyond existing publications while opening up the road for a broader use of...

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Visual Speech Recognition

Visual Speech Recognition

By: Alan Liew; Shilin Wang

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2009

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The unique research area of audio-visual speech recognition has attracted much interest in recent years as visual information about lip dynamics has been shown to improve the performance of automatic speech recognition systems, especially in noisy environments. Visual Speech Recognition: Lip Segmentation and Mapping presents an up-to-date account of research done in the areas of lip segmentation, visual speech recognition, and speaker identification and verification. A useful reference for researchers working in this field, this book contains the latest research results from renowned...

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Biologically Inspired Networking and Sensing

Biologically Inspired Networking and Sensing

By: Pietro Lio; Dinesh Verma

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2011

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Despite their widespread impact, computer networks that provide the foundation for the World Wide Web and Internet have many limitations. These networks are vulnerable to security threats, break easily, and have a limited ability to respond to changing conditions. Recent research on overcoming these limitations has used biological systems for inspiration, resulting in the development of biologically-inspired computer networks. These networks are designed and developed using principles that are commonly found in natural and biological systems.Biologically Inspired Networking and Sensing:...

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Human Memory Modeled with Standard Analog and Digital Circuits: Inspiration for Man-made Computers

Human Memory Modeled with Standard Analog and Digital Circuits: Inspiration for Man-made Computers

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 27-JUL-2009

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Gain a new perspective on how the brain works and inspires new avenues for design in computer science and engineering This unique book is the first of its kind to introduce human memory and basic cognition in terms of physical circuits, beginning with the possibilities of ferroelectric behavior of neural membranes, moving to the logical properties of neural pulses recognized as solitons, and finally exploring the architecture of cognition itself. It encourages invention via the methodical study of brain theory, including electrically reversible neurons, neural networks, associative...