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Author Simon, Matthew

Title Emergent computation : emphasizing bioinformatics / Matthew Simon
Published New York : AIP Press/Springer Science+Business Media, ©2005

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 423 pages) : illustrations
Series Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering.
Contents A review of chemistry -- A review of aspects of automata theory -- The beginning numbers -- Regular languages: DNA and RNA -- Context free languages: DNA and RNA -- Context sensitive languages: DNA, RNA, proteins -- Turing machines and sub-turing machines -- Splicing systems, H systems -- tRNA structure -- Semigroups and bioinformatics -- Automata theory: non-bioinformatics emergent computation
Summary "Emergent Computation is concerned with recent applications of mathematical linguistics or automata theory. The primary focus is upon "bioinformatics" (the genome and rising interest in the proteome), but the closing chapter also examines applications in biology, medicine, anthropology, and so on." "The papers examine the subjects of interest from the point of view of applying language theory to search for new results, but also as biological automatons (implementations or machines) to do calculations." "This book will be of value of those studying bioinformatics, biochemistry, computer science, mathematical linguistics, and biology, as well as pharmacology (with the possible promise of medically active artificial DNA, RNA, and proteins). Laboratory results demonstrating the usefulness of the topics discussed are shown both in vitro and in vivo."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-413) and index
Notes English
In Springer e-books
Subject Biomedical engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Medical informatics.
Computational biology.
Medicine -- Data processing.
Computational Biology -- methods
Medical Informatics
Biomedical Engineering
Computers, Molecular
Models, Genetic
Computational Biology
Biomedical Technology
Medical Informatics Applications
biomedical engineering.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Molecular Biology.
Bioinformatics.
Medical informatics.
Computational Biology -- methods.
Biomedical engineering.
Computers, Molecular.
Models, Genetic.
Génie biomédical.
Bio-informatique.
Médecine -- Informatique.
Physique.
Bioinformatics.
Biomedical engineering.
Medical informatics.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004049168
ISBN 0387220461
9780387220468
0387272704
9780387272702
6610263108
9786610263103