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Modeling the 3D Conformation of Genomes

1st Edition

Guido Tiana, Luca Giorgetti
January 18, 2019

This book provides a timely summary of physical modeling approaches applied to biological datasets that describe conformational properties of chromosomes in the cell nucleus. Chapters explain how to convert raw experimental data into 3D conformations, and how to use models to better understand...

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook (Two Volume Set)

1st Edition

Halit Eren, John G. Webster
January 16, 2019

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook provides extensive coverage of modern telecommunication in the medical industry, from sensors on and within the body to electronic medical records and beyond. This two-volume set describes how information and communication...

Stochastic Modelling for Systems Biology, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Darren J. Wilkinson
November 21, 2018

Since the first edition of Stochastic Modelling for Systems Biology, there have been many interesting developments in the use of "likelihood-free" methods of Bayesian inference for complex stochastic models. Having been thoroughly updated to reflect this, this third edition covers everything...

Practical Guide to ChIP-seq Data Analysis

1st Edition

Borbala Mifsud, Kathi Zarnack, Anaïs F Bardet
November 05, 2018

Chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing (ChIP-seq), which maps the genome-wide localization patterns of transcription factors and epigenetic marks, is among the most widely used methods in molecular biology. Practical Guide to ChIP-seq Data Analysis will guide readers through the steps of ChIP-seq...

Medical Big Data and Internet of Medical Things: Advances, Challenges and Applications

1st Edition

Aboul Ella Hassanien, Nilanjan Dey, Surekha Borra
October 06, 2018

Big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) play a vital role in prediction systems used in biological and medical applications, particularly for resolving issues related to disease biology at different scales. Modelling and integrating medical big data with the IoT helps in building effective...

Systems-Level Modelling of Microbial Communities: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Aarthi Ravikrishnan, Karthik Raman
September 25, 2018

Systems-Level Modelling of Microbial Communities: Theory and Practice introduces various aspects of modelling microbial communities and presents a detailed overview of the computational methods which have been developed in this area. This book is aimed at researchers in the field of computational/...

Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Biomedical Big Data

1st Edition

Ervin Sejdic, Tiago H. Falk
July 05, 2018

Within the healthcare domain, big data is defined as any ``high volume, high diversity biological, clinical, environmental, and lifestyle information collected from single individuals to large cohorts, in relation to their health and wellness status, at one or several time points.'' Such data is...

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...