Unusual graphics analyses of genetic sequences

Thu Sep 6 08:39:44 EST 1990

I'm responding to a recent question on the subject above.
Below is a list of references dealing with unusual graphic
characterization of genetic sequence data, and also the use of faces to
represent data.  Many of these papers are reprinted in the following
book, which contains several chapters on novel graphic representations
in a range of fields:

(Subtitled: Graphics from an Unseen World)

By Clifford A. Pickover.  St. Martin's Press.  New York, New York.  400
pp.  illus., color.  Hardcover, $29.95.  ISBN 0-312-04123-3.  Mr.
Garrett Kiely, St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
10010 USA.  Or you may call, free of charge, 1-800-221-7945 to place an

Papers (many of which are reprinted in book):

Pickover, C. (1987) DNA Vectorgrams: representation of cancer
gene sequences as movements along a 2-D cellular lattice, IBM J. Res.
Dev., 31:  111-119.

Pickover, C. (1984) Computer-drawn faces characterizing nucleic acid
sequences, Journal of Molecular Graphics 2:  107-110.

Pickover, C. (1985) On the educational uses of computer-generated
cartoon faces.  Journal of Educational Technology Systems 13:  185-198.
(Overview article).

Pickover, C. (1984) The use of computer-drawn faces as an educational
aid in the presentation of statistical concepts, Computers and Graphics
8:  163-166.

Pickover, C. (1984) Frequency representations of DNA sequences:
Application to a bladder cancer gene, Journal of Molecular Graphics 2:

Pickover, C. (1984) The use of random-dot displays in the study of
biomolecular conformation.  Journal of Molecular Graphics 2:  34.

Pickover, C. (1990) Computer experiments in molecular evolution.
Speculations in Science and Technology, in press.

Pickover, C. (1987) Biomorphs:  computer displays of biological forms
generated from mathematical feed back loops, Computer Graphics Forum
5(4):  313-316.

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