Statistics in Human Genetics and Molecular Biology

Author: Cavan Reilly
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420072648
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Focusing on the roles of different segments of DNA, Statistics in Human Genetics and Molecular Biology provides a basic understanding of problems arising in the analysis of genetics and genomics. It presents statistical applications in genetic mapping, DNA/protein sequence alignment, and analyses of gene expression data from microarray experiments. The text introduces a diverse set of problems and a number of approaches that have been used to address these problems. It discusses basic molecular biology and likelihood-based statistics, along with physical mapping, markers, linkage analysis, parametric and nonparametric linkage, sequence alignment, and feature recognition. The text illustrates the use of methods that are widespread among researchers who analyze genomic data, such as hidden Markov models and the extreme value distribution. It also covers differential gene expression detection as well as classification and cluster analysis using gene expression data sets. Ideal for graduate students in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, and related fields in applied mathematics, this text presents various approaches to help students solve problems at the interface of these areas.

Ordered Data Analysis Modeling and Health Research Methods

Author: Pankaj K. Choudhary
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319254332
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This volume presents an eclectic mix of original research articles in areas covering the analysis of ordered data, stochastic modeling and biostatistics. These areas were featured in a conference held at the University of Texas at Dallas from March 7 to 9, 2014 in honor of Professor H. N. Nagaraja’s 60th birthday and his distinguished contributions to statistics. The articles were written by leading experts who were invited to contribute to the volume from among the conference participants. The volume is intended for all researchers with an interest in order statistics, distribution theory, analysis of censored data, stochastic modeling, time series analysis, and statistical methods for the health sciences, including statistical genetics.

Genome Clustering

Author: Alexander Bolshoy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 364212951X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book deals with the methods of text comparison which are based on different techniques of converting the text into a distribution on a certain finite support, be it a genetic text or a text of some other type. Such distribution is usually referred to as “spectrum”. The measure of dissimilarity of two texts is formally expressed as a certain “distance” between the spectra of these texts. Such definition implies that the similarity of the texts results from the similarity of the random processes generating the texts.

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company
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