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Part A. The Design of Organic Synthesis
Heuristics and Organic Synthesis
Appendix A-1. Graph theory
Molecular Complexity Indices
The Reactivity of Organic Molecules
Synthetic Structural Analysis
Simplification. Heterolytic Disconnections: Heuristic Principles
Synthesis of Dissonant Systems. References
Monocyclic and Polycyclic Systems
Systems with Unusual Structural Features: Quaternary Carbon Atoms, Medium-sized Rings and Bridged Systems
Stereochemical Control in Monocyclic and Polycyclic Systems
I. Stereocontrolled Aldol Condensations. References
II. Asymmetric Epoxidation and Dihydroxylation of Olefinic Double Bonds
Chirality in Nature and Industry: The Present and the Future
Enzymes and Antibodies. References
Selected Organic Syntheses
Part B. Computer-Assisted Organic Synthesis
Computers, Computation, Computerisation and Artificial Intelligence, the "Exploration Tree"
Appendix: B-1. UGI's Theory of Chemical Constitution: EROS and IGOR
Appendix B-2. Instructions for the Use of the Chaos and Chaosbase Programs
Appendix B-3. Chaos: Tables of Disconnection Groups
Appendix B-4 Suggested Exercises to be Solved by Chaos
The first edition of this book was welcomed with great enthusiasm by teachers and students. It therefore seemed opportune to publish a second, revised, updated and extended edition. Unfortunately, Professor Fèlix Serratosa died before he could complete this task. Some new material has been added, the more significant changes being:. The book has been restructured into two well-differentiated sections: Part A, dealing with conventional organic synthesis, and Part B, devoted exclusively to computer-assisted organic synthesis and based on the former Chapter 11 and Appendices 2, 3 and 4 of the first edition. As decided in advance, Part B was to be the sole responsibility of Dr. Josep Xicart, who prepared the first versions of the CHAOS (Computerisation and Heuristics Applied to Organic Synthesis) program under the direction of Professor Serratosa.
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- 9th May 1996
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Formerly at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (Part A)
University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (Part B)
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