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Title Combinatorics of genome rearrangements / Guillaume Fertin [and others]
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 288 pages) : illustrations
Series Computational molecular biology
Computational molecular biology.
Contents Genomes as permutations -- Distances between unsigned permutations -- Distances between signed permutations -- Rearrangements of partial orders -- Graph-theoretic and linear algebra formulations -- Generalities -- Distances between arbitrary strings -- Distances between balanced strings -- Paths and cycles -- Cycles of a permutation -- Set systems and the syntenic distance -- Median and halving problems -- Rearrangement phylogenies -- Software -- Open problems
Summary A comprehensive survey of a rapidly expanding field of combinatorial optimization, mathematically orientated but offering biological explanations when required, this volume offers the first comprehensive survey of a rapidly expanding application of combinatorial optimization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-282) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Combinatorial analysis.
Genomics -- Mathematics.
Translocation (Genetics) -- Data processing.
Translocation (Genetics) -- Mathematical models.
Gene Rearrangement.
Models, Genetic.
Form Electronic book
Author Fertin, Guillaume, 1972-
LC no. 2008042152
ISBN 0262258757 (electronic bk.)
9780262258753 (electronic bk.)