Models and Algorithms for Genome Evolution

Models and Algorithms for Genome Evolution

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ISBN-13: 9781447170167
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 11/11/2016
Series: Computational Biology , #19
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Dr. Cedric Chauve is an associate professor at the Department of Mathematics of Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Dr. Nadia El-Mabrouk is a full professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Eric Tannier is a researcher at the Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics Group of Inria Grenoble – Rhône-Alpes, France.

Table of Contents

Part I: Emergence of Standard Algorithms

What's Behind Blast
Gene Myers

Forty Years of Model-Based Phylogeography
David Bryant and Jamie Kydd

How to Infer Ancestral Genome Features by Parsimony
Miklós Csűrös

Duplication, Rearrangement and Reconciliation
Cedric Chauve, Nadia El-Mabrouk, Laurent Guéguen, Magali Semeria and Eric Tannier

The Genesis of the DCJ Formula
Anne Bergeron and Jens Stoye

Part II: New Lights on Current Paradigms

Large-Scale Multiple Sequence Alignment and Phylogeny Estimation
Tandy Warnow

Rearrangements in Phylogenetic Inference
Bernard M.E. Moret, Yu Lin and Jijun Tang

Status of Research on Insertion and Deletion Variations in the Human Population
Liqing Zhang, Mingming Liu and Layne T. Watson

A Retrospective on Genomic Preprocessing for Comparative Genomics
Binhai Zhu

A Comparison of DCJ and Algebraic Distances
Joao Meidanis and Sophia Yancopoulos

Part III: Promising Directions

Fractionation, Rearrangement, Consolidation, Reconstruction
David Sankoff and Chunfang Zheng

Error Detection and Correction of Gene Trees
Manuel Lafond, Krister M. Swenson and Nadia El-Mabrouk

The Potential of Family-Free Genome Comparison
Marília D.V. Braga, Cedric Chauve, Daniel Doerr, Katharina Jahn, Jens Stoye, Annelyse Thévenin and Roland Wittler

Genetic History of PopulationsDaniel E. Platt, Filippo Utro, Marc Pybus and Laxmi Parida

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