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Richard O'Grady, 410/516-6919 OGRADY at JHUVMS.HCF.JHU.EDU
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          ADVANCES IN COMPUTER METHODS FOR SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY
          Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Computer Vision

              based upon the 1990 NSF-ARTISYST conference

                                 Edited by
                              Renaud Fortuner

                                 CONTENTS

                          ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

1  Automated Reasoning for Biology and Medicine, Eric J. Horvitz

                 SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY AND PHYLOGENETIC INFERENCE

2  The Goals and Methods of Systematic Biology, Leslie F. Marcus
3  Phylogenetics, Richard E. Strauss
4  Randomness and Levels of Uncertainty in Phylogenetic Inference,
   James W. Archie
5  Limitations to Accurate Molecular Phylogenies, Michael D. Hendy
   and David Penny
6  The Reconstruction of Evolutionary Trees Using Minimal Description
   Length, Peter Cheeseman and Bob Kanefsky

   EXPERT SYSTEMS, EXPERT WORKSTATIONS, AND OTHER IDENTIFICATION TOOLS

7  Expert Workstations: A Tool-based Approach, Jim Diederich and Jack
   Milton
8  Principles and Problems of Identification, Richard J. Pankhurst
9  The NEMISYS Solution to Problems in Nematode Identification, Renaud
   Fortuner
10 NEMISYS: A Computer Perspective, Jim Diederich and Jack Milton
11 Object-centered Representation and Fish Identification in
   Antarctica, Nicole Gautier, Alain Pave, and Francois Rechenmann
12 Information Processing with Neural Networks, Robert Zerwekh
13 Judgment-Simulation Vector Spaces, H. Joel Jeffrey

                               DATABASE SYSTEMS

14 Taxonomic Databases: The PANDORA System, Richard J. Pankhurst
15 Hierarchic Taxonomic Databases,  James H. Beach, Sakti Pramanik,
   and John H. Beaman
16 New Database Technology for Nontraditional Applications, Marianne
   Winslett
17 Frame Representation and Relational Databases: 
   Alternative Information-Management Technologies for Systematic
   Biology, Peter D. Karp
18 DELTA and INTKEY, Michael J. Dallwitz
19 Systematic Databases: The BAOBAB Design and the ALICE System, 
   Richard J. White, Robert Allkin, and Peter J. Winfield
20 MICRO-IS: A Microbiological Database Management and Analysis System,
   David A. Portyrata
21 Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Extracting and Refining
   Locality Information, Matthew McGranaghan
22 The Use of Geographic Information Systems in Systematic Biology,
   Paulo A. Buckup

                    COMPUTER VISION AND FEATURE EXTRACTION

23 Introduction to Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision,        
   Ramin Samadani
24 Computer Vision Needs in Systematic Biology, F. James Rohlf
25 Feature Extraction in Systematic Biology, F. James Rohlf
26 MorphoSys: An Interactive Machine Vision Program for Acquisition of
   Morphometric Data, Christopher A. Meacham
27 Image Processing in Fungal Taxonomy and Identification, Glen Newton
   and Bryce Kendrick
28 Image Analysis in Systematic Biology: Models of Expected Structure,
   Stanley Dunn
29 The Automatic Design of Low-Level Image-processing Operators Using
   Classification and Regression Trees, Ramin Samadani

                                  CONCLUSIONS

30 Directions for Computing Research in Systematic Biology, 
   Patrick A. D. Powell

   Workshop Notes
   Bayes' Rule, Belief Networks, and Discriminant Analysis              
   The ASN.1 Data-Exchange Standard
   Computer Products
   Annotated Bibliography
   Report to the National Science Foundation
   Glossary
   References
   Index

   ISBN 0-8018-4492-4
   Order Code PCI-3-KEA
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