Bioinformatics of Behavior: Part 1

Bioinformatics of Behavior: Part 1

1st Edition - December 3, 2012

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  • Editors: Elissa J Chesler, Melissa Haendel
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123884138
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123884084

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This issue of International Review of Neurobiology is split over 2 volumes, bringing together cutting-edge research on Bioinformatics of Behavior. The 2 volumes review current knowledge and understanding, provide a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and build a platform for further research and discovery.

Key Features

  • Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research
  • Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
  • All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist


Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Table of Contents

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    Chapter One. Lost and Found in Behavioral Informatics

    1 Introduction

    2 Major Themes in the Bioinformatics of Behavior

    3 Further Words


    Chapter Two. Biological Databases for Behavioral Neurobiology

    1 Introduction

    2 Neuroscience Databases

    3 Databases: Under the Hood

    4 Beyond Relational Databases

    5 Living with Heterogeneity

    6 Conclusion


    Chapter Three. A Survey of the Neuroscience Resource Landscape

    1 Introduction

    2 Materials and Methods

    3 Results


    Chapter Four. The Neurobehavior Ontology

    1 Introduction

    2 Results

    3 Application of NBO

    4 Discussion

    5 Methods


    Chapter Five. Ontologies for Human Behavior Analysis and Their Application to Clinical Data

    1 Introduction

    2 Medical Terminologies and Vocabularies for Human Functioning

    3 From Clinical Terminologies to Ontologies

    4 Applications to Clinical Data and Translational Research

    5 Conclusions


    Chapter Six. Text-Mining and Neuroscience

    1 Introduction

    2 Terminologies and Data Integration

    3 NeuroNames

    4 Leveraging Neuroscience Ontologies and Vocabularies

    5 Information Retrieval

    6 Textpresso for Neuroscience

    7 IR Using the Neuroscience Information Framework

    8 Supervised Text Classification

    9 Classification for the CoCoMac Database—An Example of Text-Mining for Neurosciences

    10 Knowledge Mining

    11 Grand Challenges and Future Directions in Text-Mining and Neuroscience


    Chapter Seven. Applying In Silico Integrative Genomics to Genetic Studies of Human Disease

    1 Introduction

    2 Genomic Resources

    3 Methods of Integrative Genomics

    4 Applications

    5 Discussion


    Subject Index

    Contents of Recent Volumes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: December 3, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123884138
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123884084

About the Serial Volume Editors

Elissa J Chesler

Melissa Haendel

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