Computers in Life Science Research

  • William Siler
  • Donald A. B. Lindberg

Part of the FASEB Monographs book series (FASEBM, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Keynote Address

    1. Donald A. B. Lindberg
      Pages 1-3
  3. Computer applications I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Julia T. Apter
      Pages 7-8
    3. M. O. Dayhoff
      Pages 9-14
    4. Howard L. Bleich
      Pages 15-18
    5. Carol M. Newton
      Pages 19-27
    6. Robert I. Macey, Lenore T. Wadzinski
      Pages 29-35
    7. Louis C. Sheppard, John W. Kirklin
      Pages 37-41
    8. Helen Hofer Gee
      Pages 43-45
  4. Computer applications II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Edward A. Feigenbaum
      Pages 49-51
    3. C. Levinthal, E. Macagno, C. Tountas
      Pages 61-70
    4. J. E. Hind, W. S. Rhode
      Pages 93-101
    5. Bernard Saltzberg
      Pages 103-104
  5. Computer equipment configurations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Charles E. Molnar
      Pages 107-107
    3. A. W. Pratt
      Pages 119-127
    4. B. H. McCormick, R. T. Borovec, J. S. Read, R. C. Amendola
      Pages 129-135
    5. C. D. Barry, H. E. Bosshard, R. A. Ellis, G. R. Marshall
      Pages 137-147
    6. Theodore H. Kehl
      Pages 149-152
    7. Harold Shipton
      Pages 153-154
  6. Data base systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. John A. Starkweather
      Pages 157-157
    3. Morris F. Collen, Lou S. Davis, Edmund E. Van Brunt, Joseph F. Terdiman
      Pages 159-164
    4. Bernard C. Glueck, R. Peter Ericson, Charles F. Stroebel
      Pages 165-173
    5. Delphis C. Goldberg
      Pages 183-184
  7. Networks and shared facilities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Peter G. Lykos
      Pages 187-188
    3. William F. Raub
      Pages 189-194
    4. Rodney B. Harrington, Ronald L. Giese
      Pages 195-199
    5. Edward K. Bowdon Sr., William J. Barr
      Pages 201-208
    6. E. F. Meyer Jr., C. N. Morimoto, José Villarreal, H. M. Berman, H. L. Carrell, R. K. Stodola et al.
      Pages 217-222
    7. Kent R. Wilson
      Pages 229-230
  8. Meeting the costs

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Editors and affiliations

  • William Siler
    • 1
  • Donald A. B. Lindberg
    • 2
  1. 1.University of AlabamaBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.University of MissouriUSA

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