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Bioinformatics: A challenge for statisticians

Upton, Graham J G (2009) 'Bioinformatics: A challenge for statisticians.' Journal of the Association of Arab Universities for Basic and Applied Sciences, 7. pp. 11-24. ISSN 1815-3852

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Abstract

Bioinformatics is a subject that requires the skills of biologists, computer scientists, mathematicians and staisticians. This paper introduces the reader to one small aspect of the subject: the study of microarrays. It describes some of the complexities of the enormous amounts of data that are available and shows how simple statistical techniques can be used to highlight deficiencies in that data.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Biological Sciences, School of
Faculty of Science and Health > Mathematical Sciences, Department of
Depositing User: Graham Upton
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2012 09:42
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 09:42
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/2218

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