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Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction

David A Liberles (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199299188
eISBN:
9780191714979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299188.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Ancestral sequence reconstruction is a technique of growing importance in molecular evolutionary biology and comparative genomics. As a powerful tool for testing evolutionary and ecological ... More


Biostatistics: the near future

Scott Zeger, Peter Diggle, and Kung-Yee Liang

in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter reviews the biomedical and public health developments that will influence biostatistical research and practice in the near future, such as advances in molecular biology, and measuring ... More


Navigating the evolving knowledge of human genetic variation in health and disease

Marta Gwinn and Wei Yu

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of evolving methods for tracking and compiling information on genetic factors in disease. It discusses bioinformatics, the Human Genome Epidemiology Network ... More


Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Xun Gu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199213269
eISBN:
9780191594762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213269.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Evolutionary genomics is a relatively new research field with the ultimate goal of understanding the underlying evolutionary and genetic mechanisms for the emergence of genome complexity under ... More


Machine Learning in Non-Stationary Environments: Introduction to Covariate Shift Adaptation

Masashi Sugiyama and Motoaki Kawanabe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262017091
eISBN:
9780262301220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017091.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

As the power of computing has grown over the past few decades, the field of machine learning has advanced rapidly in both theory and practice. Machine learning methods are usually based on the ... More


Methods and Technologies for Studying Metals in Biological Systems

Wolfgang Maret, Joseph A. Caruso, Christopher H. Contag, David P. Giedroc, Peter-Leon Hagedoorn, Andreas Matusch, Eric P. Skaar, and Richard B. Thompson

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An extensive summary is provided on the methods and methodology available to analyze and image total metals in biological systems as well as to assess their speciation, in particular in ... More


Molecular replacement

Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper

in Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199559046
eISBN:
9780191595028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter describes a range of methods for solving the phase problem when a structure that is similar to the one being analysed has already been determined. These methods generally rely on ... More


Semi-Supervised Learning

Olivier Chapelle, Bernhard Scholkopf, and Alexander Zien (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033589
eISBN:
9780262255899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033589.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

In the field of machine learning, semi-supervised learning (SSL) occupies the middle ground, between supervised learning (in which all training examples are labeled) and unsupervised learning (in ... More


The Bioinformatics of integrative medicine in urology

Ernest Lawrence Rossi

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The role of integrative approaches to supportive care in urology is as controversial today as at any time in the history of medicine. At present, however, people are witnessing the emergence of a ... More


Life Out of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics

Hallam Stevens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080178
eISBN:
9780226080345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080345.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the last thirty years, computers have come to play an increasingly important role in biological work. Especially in the new ‘omic’ disciplines, biologists are as likely to be found in front of ... More


SAS in multidisciplinary studies

Dmitri I. Svergun, Michel H. J. Koch, Peter A. Timmins, and Roland P. May

in Small Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering from Solutions of Biological Macromolecules

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199639533
eISBN:
9780191747731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639533.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

SAS is most powerful when it integrates results from other techniques such as high-resolution X-ray crystallography, nuclear magnetic resonance, electron microscopy or hydrodynamic studies such as ... More


Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts, Analysis, and Practice

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830917
eISBN:
9780191868993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830917.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Evolutionary genetics is the study of how genetic variation leads to evolutionary change. With the recent explosion in the availability of whole genome sequence data, vast quantities of genetic data ... More


Building Bioinformatics Solutions

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley, and Ian Shadforth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199658558
eISBN:
9780191779466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658558.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This book provides an introduction to three of the main tools used in the development of bioinformatics software — Perl, R, and MySQL — and explains how these can be used together to tackle the ... More


Using Bioinformatics in Citizen Science

Steve Kelling

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how bioinformatics can be used to advance citizen science engagement opportunities that provide the framework for research, education, and dissemination of information at global ... More


A Computer Changed My Life

Peter J. Bentley

in Digitized: The science of computers and how it shapes our world

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693795
eISBN:
9780191918421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693795.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Our world is digitized. Thanks to pioneers such as Turing, Shannon, and von Neumann, we have the amazing technologies of today. We have strong mathematical foundations ... More


Overview: A System for Tracking and Managing the Results from Sequence Comparison Programs

David P. Yee and Tim Hunkapiller

in Pattern Discovery in Biomolecular Data: Tools, Techniques, and Applications

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195119404
eISBN:
9780197561256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195119404.003.0017
Subject:
Computer Science, Systems Analysis and Design

The Human Genome Project was launched in the early 1990s to map, sequence, and study the function of genomes derived from humans and a number of model ... More


RNA Structure Analysis: A Multifaceted Approach

Bruce A. Shapiro and Wojciech Kasprzak

in Pattern Discovery in Biomolecular Data: Tools, Techniques, and Applications

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195119404
eISBN:
9780197561256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195119404.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Systems Analysis and Design

Genomic information (nucleic acid and amino acid sequences) completely determines the characteristics of the nucleic acid and protein molecules that ... More


An Introduction to Cellular Computing

Martyn Amos and Gerald Owenson

in Cellular Computing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195155396
eISBN:
9780197561942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195155396.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

The abstract operation of complex natural processes is often expressed in terms of networks of computational components such as Boolean logic gates or ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Bentley

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693795
eISBN:
9780191918421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693795.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

They obey our instructions with unlimited patience. They store the world’s knowledge and make it accessible in a split second. They are the backbone of modern society. ... More


Mini-Introduction to Bioinformatics

John Ross, Igor Schreiber, and Marcel O. Vlad

in Determination of Complex Reaction Mechanisms: Analysis of Chemical, Biological, and Genetic Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195178685
eISBN:
9780197562277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195178685.003.0015
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

There is enormous interest in the biology of complex reaction systems, be it in metabolism, signal transduction, gene regulatory networks, protein synthesis, and many ... More


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