The aim of this book is to introduce the reader to some of the best
techniques for data mining in bioinformatics in the hope that the reader
will build on them to make new discoveries on his or her own. The
book contains twelve chapters in four parts, namely, overview, sequence
and structure alignment, biological data mining, and biological data
management. This chapter provides an introduction to the field and
describes how the chapters in the book relate to one another.
Written especially for computer scientists, all necessary biology is explained.
Presents new techniques on gene expression data mining, gene mapping for disease detection, and phylogenetic knowledge discovery.