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Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery

1st Edition

By John David MacCuish

CRC Press

244 pages

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Description

With a DVD of color figures, Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery provides an expert guide on extracting the most pertinent information from pharmaceutical and biomedical data. It offers a concise overview of common and recent clustering methods used in bioinformatics and drug discovery.Setting the stage for subsequent material, the firs

Table of Contents

Introduction. Data. Clustering Forms. Partitional Algorithms. Cluster Sampling Algorithms. Hierarchical Algorithms. Hybrid Algorithms. Asymmetry. Ambiguity. Validation. Large Scale and Parallel Algorithms. Appendices. Bibliography.

About the Author

John D. MacCuish is the founder and president of Mesa Analytics & Computing, Inc. He has co-authored several software patents and has worked on many image processing, data mining, and statistical modeling applications, including IRS fraud detection, credit card fraud detection, and automated reasoning systems for drug discovery.

Norah E. MacCuish is the chief science officer of Mesa Analytics & Computing, Inc., where she acts as a consultant in the areas of drug design and compound acquisition and as a developer of commercial chemical information software products. She earned her Ph.D. in theoretical physical chemistry from Cornell University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT029000
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
MED072000
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General