Computational Text Analysis: for functional genomics and bioinformatics

Hardcover | February 26, 2006

bySoumya Raychaudhuri

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This book brings together the two disparate worlds of computational text analysis and biology and presents some of the latest methods and applications to proteomics, sequence analysis and gene expression data. Modern genomics generates large and comprehensive data sets but their interpretationrequires an understanding of a vast number of genes, their complex functions, and interactions. Keeping up with the literature on a single gene is a challenge itself-for thousands of genes it is simply impossible. Here, Soumya Raychaudhuri presents the techniques and algorithms needed to access and utilize the vast scientific text, i.e. methods that automatically "read" the literature on all the genes. Including background chapters on the necessary biology, statistics and genomics, in addition to practicalexamples of interpreting many different types of modern experiments, this book is ideal for students and researchers in computational biology, bioinformatics, genomics, statistics and computer science.

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This book brings together the two disparate worlds of computational text analysis and biology and presents some of the latest methods and applications to proteomics, sequence analysis and gene expression data. Modern genomics generates large and comprehensive data sets but their interpretationrequires an understanding of a vast number ...

Soumya Raychaudhuri is in the Department of Genetics at Stanford University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.92 inPublished:February 26, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198567405

ISBN - 13:9780198567400

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Text Analysis in Genomics2. Functional Genomics3. Textual Profile of Genes4. Using Text in Sequence Analysis5. Using Text in the Analysis of a Gene Expression Experiment6. Analyzing Groups of Genes7. Analyzing Large Gene Expression Data Sets8. Using Text Classification for Gene Function Annotation9. Finding Gene Names10. Protein Interaction Networks11. Conlcusion