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Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Biomedical Big Data

Ervin Sejdic, Tiago H. Falk
July 05, 2018

This will be a comprehensive, multi-contributed reference work that will detail the latest research and developments in biomedical signal processing related to big data medical analysis. It will describe signal processing, machine learning, and parallel computing strategies to revolutionize the...

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Integrated Analysis and Causal Inference

Momiao Xiong
June 19, 2018

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Integrated Analysis and Causal Inference addresses the recent development of integrated genomic, epigenomic and imaging data analysis and causal inference in big data era. Despite significant progress in dissecting the genetic architecture of complex diseases by...

Quantitative Structure – Activity Relationship: A Practical Approach

Siavoush Dastmalchi, Maryam Hamzeh-Mivehroud, Babak Sokouti
May 08, 2018

Generally speaking, quantitative-structure activity relationship (QSAR) is a technique which correlates the biological activities of a set of compounds to their structures using a mathematical equation represented in its general form by Biological Activity = f (x1, ..., xn), where f is a...

Multiobjective Optimization Methodology: A Jumping Gene Approach

K.S. Tang, T.M. Chan, R.J. Yin, K.F. Man
March 09, 2018

The first book to focus on jumping genes outside bioscience and medicine, Multiobjective Optimization Methodology: A Jumping Gene Approach introduces jumping gene algorithms designed to supply adequate, viable solutions to multiobjective problems quickly and with low computational cost. Better...

Tissue Phenomics: Profiling Cancer Patients for Treatment Decisions

Gerd Binnig, Ralf Huss, Günter Schmidt
February 02, 2018

In the age of digitization our society is transformed into a new state. In particular, machine intelligence dramatically elevates our capability to create and digest information. Naturally, healthcare is also impacted by this trend and will even be more transformed into a informatic driven...

Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Arvin Agah
December 18, 2017

Enhanced, more reliable, and better understood than in the past, artificial intelligence (AI) systems can make providing healthcare more accurate, affordable, accessible, consistent, and efficient. However, AI technologies have not been as well integrated into medicine as predicted. In order to...

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Association Analysis

Momiao Xiong
December 13, 2017

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Association Analysis addresses the recent development of association analysis and machine learning for both population and family genomic data in sequencing era. It is unique in that it presents both hypothesis testing and a data mining approach to holistically...

Gene Expression Studies Using Affymetrix Microarrays

Hinrich Gohlmann, Willem Talloen
November 03, 2017

The Affymetrix GeneChip® system is one of the most widely adapted microarray platforms. However, due to the overwhelming amount of information available, many Affymetrix users tend to stick to the default analysis settings and may end up drawing sub-optimal conclusions. Written by a molecular...

Coarse-Grained Modeling of Biomolecules

Garegin A. Papoian
October 30, 2017

"The chapters in this book survey the progress in simulating biomolecular dynamics…. The images conjured up by this work are not yet universally loved, but are beginning to bring new insights into the study of biological structure and function. The future will decide whether this scientific...

mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals

Sasan Adibi
October 27, 2017

An in-depth overview of the emerging concept; Mobile Health (mHealth), mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals links applications and technologies to key market and vendor players. It also highlights interdependencies and synergies between various stakeholders which drive the research forces behind...

Computational Exome and Genome Analysis

Peter N. Robinson, Rosario Michael Piro, Marten Jager
September 11, 2017

Exome and genome sequencing are revolutionizing medical research and diagnostics, but the computational analysis of the data has become an extremely heterogeneous and often challenging area of bioinformatics. Computational Exome and Genome Analysis provides a practical introduction to all of...

A First Course in Systems Biology

Eberhard Voit
September 05, 2017

A First Course in Systems Biology is an introduction for advanced undergraduate and graduate students to the growing field of systems biology. Its main focus is the development of computational models and their applications to diverse biological systems. The book begins with the fundamentals of...