Synopses & Reviews
This Springer Handbook of Bio-/Neuroinformatics is the first published book in one volume that explains together the basics and the state-of-the-art of two major science disciplines in their interaction and mutual relationship, namely: bioinformatics and neuroinformatics. The text is organized in three groups of parts: foundations, bioinformatics and neuroinformatics. Each group consists of three parts: introduction to the subject area; presentation of methods and systems and advanced science and technology. Informatics is the science of information. Part A covers general informatics methods and techniques. They include methods of
This book explores the interaction and mutual relationship of two important scientific disciplines: bioinformatics and neuroinformatics. The contents are organized in three broad sections: foundations, bioinformatics and neuroinformatics.
About the Author
Nikola K Kasabov is currently the Director of the Knowledge Engineering & Discovery Research Institute and Personal Chair of Knowledge Engineering in the School of Information Technology, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. He has published over 350 works, among them journal papers, textbooks, edited research books and monographs, conference papers, book chapters, edited conference proceedings, patents and authorship certificates in the area of intelligent systems, connectionist and hybrid connectionist systems, fuzzy systems, expert systems, speech recognition, bioinformatics, neurocomputing and neural networks. Prof. Kasabov is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and the New Zealand Computer Society, President of the International Neural Network Society (INNS), Past President of the Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) and also a member of INNS, ENNS, and the IEEE Computer Society. Recently Prof. Kasabov was endowed the title of 'Guest Professor' at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Prof. Kasabov is the General Chairman of a series of biannual international conferences on Neurocomputing in New Zealand. In 2007 Prof. Kasabov was awarded The Bayer Science Innovator Award. He received The Royal Society of New Zealand Silver Medal for contribution to Science and Technology in 2001. He is an Associate Editor of numerous international journals and a leader of a National Research Programme funded by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (FRST)
Table of Contents
Chap. 1 Understanding Nature - Symbiosis of Information Science, Bioinformatics and Neuroinformatics Part A Understanding Information Processes in Biological Systems Chap. 2 Information Processing at the Cellular Level.- Chap. 3 Integrated Approaches for Understadning the Cell.- Chap. 4 Information Processing at the Genomics Level.- Chap. 5 Understanding Information Processes at the Proteomics Level.- Chap. 6 Pattern Formation and Animal Morphogenesis.- Chap. 7 Understanding Evolving Bacteria Colonies Part B