Publisher: National Institute of Health 2012
Number of pages: 24
By teaming computers and biology, scientists can answer new and old questions that could offer insights into the fundamental processes that keep us alive and make us sick. This booklet introduces you to just some of the ways that physicists, biologists and even artists are computing life. Each section focuses on a different research problem, offers examples of current scientific projects.
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by Luke L. M. Heaton, at al. - arXiv
We present an algorithm for calculating the exact concentration of resource at any point in space or time, given that the resource in the network is lost or delivered out of the network at a given rate, while being subject to advection and diffusion.
by Jacques Cohen - Brandeis University
The article aims to introduce computer scientists to the new field of bioinformatics. It provides a bird's eye view of the basic concepts in molecular cell biology and describes the kind of algorithms that are necessary to understand cell behavior.
by Yasuhiro Suzuki, Toshiyuki Nakagaki - Springer
This volume covers various aspects of natural computing, ranging from computing with slime mold, artificial chemistry, eco-physics, and synthetic biology, to computational aesthetics. (Proceedings in Information and Communications Technology)
by Katja Schuerer, Catherine Letondal - Pasteur Institute
This course is designed for biologists who already have some programming knowledge in other languages. The focus is on biological examples that are used throughout the course, as well as the suggested exercises drawn from the field of biology.