Logical Modeling Of Biological Systems

Author: Luis Fari?as del Cerro
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119015219
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Logical Modeling Of Biological Systems from the Author: Luis Fari?as del Cerro. Systems Biology is the systematic study of the interactions between the components of a biological system and studies how these interactions give rise to the function and behavior of the living system. Through this, a life process is to be understood as a whole system rather than the collection of the parts considered separately. Systems Biology is therefore more than just an emerging field: it represents a new way of thinking about biology with a dramatic impact on the way that research is performed. The logical approach provides an intuitive method to provide explanations based on an expressive relational language. This book covers various aspects of logical modeling of biological systems, bringing together 10 recent logic-based approaches to Systems Biology by leading scientists. The chapters cover the biological fields of gene regulatory networks, signaling networks, metabolic pathways, molecular interaction and network dynamics, and show logical methods for these domains based on propositional and first-order logic, logic programming, answer set programming, temporal logic, Boolean networks, Petri nets, process hitting, and abductive and inductive logic programming. It provides an excellent guide for all scientists, biologists, bioinformaticians, and engineers, who are interested in logic-based modeling of biological systems, and the authors hope that new scientists will be encouraged to join this exciting scientific endeavor.

Cancer Systems Biology Bioinformatics And Medicine

Author: Alfredo Cesario
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400715677
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Cancer Systems Biology Bioinformatics And Medicine from the Author: Alfredo Cesario. This teaching monograph on systems approaches to cancer research and clinical applications provides a unique synthesis, by world-class scientists and doctors, of laboratory, computational, and clinical methods, thereby establishing the foundations for major advances not possible with current methods. Specifically, the book: 1) Sets the stage by describing the basis of systems biology and bioinformatics approaches, and the clinical background of cancer in a systems context; 2) Summarizes the laboratory, clinical, data systems analysis and bioinformatics tools, along with infrastructure and resources required; 3) Demonstrates the application of these tools to cancer research; 4) Extends these tools and methods to clinical diagnosis, drug development and treatment applications; and 5) Finishes by exploring longer term perspectives and providing conclusions. This book reviews the state-of-the-art, and goes beyond into new applications. It is written and highly referenced as a textbook and practical guide aimed at students, academics, doctors, clinicians, industrialists and managers in cancer research and therapeutic applications. Ideally, it will set the stage for integration of available knowledge to optimize communication between basic and clinical researchers involved in the ultimate fight against cancer, whatever the field of specific interest, whatever the area of activity within translational research.

Formal Modeling Actors Open Systems Biological Systems

Author: Gul Agha
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642249337
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Formal Modeling Actors Open Systems Biological Systems from the Author: Gul Agha. This Festschrift volume, published in honor of Carolyn Talcott on the occasion of her 70th birthday, contains a collection of papers presented at a symposium held in Menlo Park, California, USA, in November 2011. Carolyn Talcott is a leading researcher and mentor of international renown among computer scientists. She has made key contributions to a number of areas of computer science including: semantics and verification of progamming languages; foundations of actor-based systems; middleware, meta-architectures, and systems; Maude and rewriting logic; and computational biology. The 21 papers presented are organized in topical sections named: Essays on Carolyn Talcott; actors and programming languages; cyberphysical systems; middleware and meta-architectures; formal methods and reasoning tools; and computational biology.

Computational Methods For Understanding Complexity The Use Of Formal Methods In Biology

Author: David A. Rosenblueth,
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
ISBN: 2889450422
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Computational Methods For Understanding Complexity The Use Of Formal Methods In Biology from the Author: David A. Rosenblueth,. The complexity of living organisms surpasses our unaided habilities of analysis. Hence, computational and mathematical methods are necessary for increasing our understanding of biological systems. At the same time, there has been a phenomenal recent progress allowing the application of novel formal methods to new domains. This progress has spurred a conspicuous optimism in computational biology. This optimism, in turn, has promoted a rapid increase in collaboration between specialists of biology with specialists of computer science. Through sheer complexity, however, many important biological problems are at present intractable, and it is not clear whether we will ever be able to solve such problems. We are in the process of learning what kind of model and what kind of analysis and synthesis techniques to use for a particular problem. Some existing formalisms have been readily used in biological problems, others have been adapted to biological needs, and still others have been especially developed for biological systems. This Research Topic has examples of cases (1) employing existing methods, (2) adapting methods to biology, and (3) developing new methods. We can also see discrete and Boolean models, and the use of both simulators and model checkers. Synthesis is exemplified by manual and by machine-learning methods. We hope that the articles collected in this Research Topic will stimulate new research.

Computational Methods In Systems Biology

Author: Olivier Roux
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319234013
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Computational Methods In Systems Biology from the Author: Olivier Roux. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology, CMSB 2015, held in Nantes, France, in September 2015. The 20 full papers and 2 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 43 full and 4 short paper submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics in the analysis of biological systems, networks and data such as model checking, stochastic analysis, hybrid systems, circadian clock, time series data, logic programming, and constraints solving ranging from intercellular to multiscale.

Genomics And Proteomics Engineering In Medicine And Biology

Author: Metin Akay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047005218X
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Genomics And Proteomics Engineering In Medicine And Biology from the Author: Metin Akay. Current applications and recent advances in genomics and proteomics Genomics and Proteomics Engineering in Medicine and Biology presents a well-rounded, interdisciplinary discussion of a topic that is at the cutting edge of both molecular biology and bioengineering. Compiling contributions by established experts, this book highlights up-to-date applications of biomedical informatics, as well as advancements in genomics-proteomics areas. Structures and algorithms are used to analyze genomic data and develop computational solutions for pathological understanding. Topics discussed include: Qualitative knowledge models Interpreting micro-array data Gene regulation bioinformatics Methods to analyze micro-array Cancer behavior and radiation therapy Error-control codes and the genome Complex life science multi-database queries Computational protein analysis Tumor and tumor suppressor proteins interactions

Computational Methods In Systems Biology

Author: Corrado Priami
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540461663
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Computational Methods In Systems Biology from the Author: Corrado Priami. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology, CMSB 2006, held in Trento, Italy, in October 2006. The 22 fully revised papers presented together with 2 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 68 submissions. The papers present a variety of techniques from computer sciences, such as language design, concurrency theory, software engineering, and formal methods.

Understanding The Dynamics Of Biological Systems

Author: Werner Dubitzky
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441979643
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Understanding The Dynamics Of Biological Systems from the Author: Werner Dubitzky. This book is intended as a communication platform to bridge the cultural, conceptual, and technological gap among the key systems biology disciplines of biology, mathematics, and information technology. To support this goal, contributors were asked to adopts an approach that appeals to audiences from different backgrounds.

Modeling Biological Systems

Author: James W. Haefner
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461541190
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Modeling Biological Systems from the Author: James W. Haefner. This book is intended as a text for a first course on creating and analyzing computer simulation models of biological systems. The expected audience for this book are students wishing to use dynamic models to interpret real data mueh as they would use standard statistical techniques. It is meant to provide both the essential principles as well as the details and equa tions applicable to a few particular systems and subdisciplines. Biological systems, however, encompass a vast, diverse array of topics and problems. This book discusses only a select number of these that I have found to be useful and interesting to biologists just beginning their appreciation of computer simulation. The examples chosen span classical mathematical models of well-studied systems to state-of-the-art topics such as cellular automata and artificial life. I have stressed the relationship between the models and the biology over mathematical analysis in order to give the reader a sense that mathematical models really are useful to biologists. In this light, I have sought examples that address fundamental and, I think, interesting biological questions. Almost all of the models are directly COIIl pared to quantitative data to provide at least a partial demonstration that some biological models can accurately predict.

Computational Systems Biology

Author: Andres Kriete
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0124059384
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Computational Systems Biology from the Author: Andres Kriete. This comprehensively revised second edition of Computational Systems Biology discusses the experimental and theoretical foundations of the function of biological systems at the molecular, cellular or organismal level over temporal and spatial scales, as systems biology advances to provide clinical solutions to complex medical problems. In particular the work focuses on the engineering of biological systems and network modeling. Logical information flow aids understanding of basic building blocks of life through disease phenotypes Evolved principles gives insight into underlying organizational principles of biological organizations, and systems processes, governing functions such as adaptation or response patterns Coverage of technical tools and systems helps researchers to understand and resolve specific systems biology problems using advanced computation Multi-scale modeling on disparate scales aids researchers understanding of dependencies and constraints of spatio-temporal relationships fundamental to biological organization and function.