Advances in Computational Intelligence and Bioinformatics
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Bioinformatics is the application of information technology and computer science to the field of molecular biology. The potential range of applications of bioinformatics techniques is quite large, including ontologies in biomedicine, bio-molecular dynamics, comparative genomics, gene expression analysis, protein structure prediction, protein expression analysis, protein–protein docking, and biological systems modeling. Currently, we are at the beginning of the so-called Post-Genomic Era, characterized on one hand by the availability of huge amounts of biomolecular data, and on the other hand by the need for new and efficient mathematical methods and algorithms capable of distill the information contained in the data. As a matter of fact, the emphasis of research in Bioinformatics is shifting from the development of efficient data storing and handling methods, to the one of methods able to extract useful information from data.
Computational Intelligence methodologies...