Synopses & Reviews
This book deals with key issues in the emerging interdisciplinary area involving cellular systems, computational modelling, and biologically inspired computing. This highly multidisciplinary book offers a unique blend of topical contributions that are written by biologists, computer scientists and mathematicians with non-expert readers in mind. It reflects important trends and developments in this exciting field of science. The volume can serve as a textbook and reference book for advanced students and computer scientists, biologists, and mathematicians.
About the Author
Ray Paton trained originally as a biologist and for the last 12 years has worked in Computer Science. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Dept Computer Science, University of Liverpool. He was the director of the CytoCom project on which this book is based. Hamid Bolouri, PhD Microelectronics , Brunel Univ. 1990 Currently Professor of Computational Biology, Inst. for Systems Biology , Seattle, WA98103 Mike Holcombe is a Professor of Computer Science, University of Sheffield. Howard Parish is a Senior Lecturer in the Biochemistry. Richard Tateson has worked on nature-inspired computation at BTexact since 1997, applying ideas from cell biology, developmental biology and evolution to problems in telecommunications. Prior to that he was at Cambridge University doing a BA in biochemistry and a PhD in developmental biology.
Table of Contents
Introduction.- Emerging CytoComputational Metaphors.- Macromolecular Structures, Functions, and Networks.- Hierarchies and Integration.- Index.