Bioinformatics and Data Analysis

Authored by: Susan Holmes , Omar De la Cruz Cabrera

Handbook of Molecular and Cellular Methods in Biology and Medicine

Print publication date:  December  2011
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781420069389
eBook ISBN: 9781439881958
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b11351-28

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Abstract

Today’s main challenges in biological data analysis come both from the sheer mass of data available and with its complexity. Studies generate and combine data from different sources, aiming to show different facets of the same problem; this creates complex internal dependencies that make traditional statistical analyses difficult to apply. We need instead to capitalize on those dependencies to simplify the analyses and make them more powerful.

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