This volume presents an extensive collection of contributions covering aspects of the exciting and important research field of data mining techniques in biomedicine. Coverage includes new approaches for the analysis of biomedical data; applications of data mining techniques to real-life problems in medical practice; comprehensive reviews of recent trends in the field. The book addresses incorporation of data mining in fundamental areas of biomedical research: genomics, proteomics, protein characterization, and neuroscience.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 582
Weight: 2230 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 33 mm
Edition: 2007 ed.
From the reviews:
"This book is an in-depth look at `the development of appropriate methods for extracting useful information' from data in biomedicine. ... is aimed at scientists and practitioners in the fields of biomedicine, engineering, mathematics, and computer science as well as graduate students and is appropriate for a variety of readers. ... A well compiled volume on the application of data mining to biomedicine, this book will be a welcome addition to the literature." (Nicole Mitchell, Doody's Review Service, August, 2008)
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