By Robert Pool
The objective of this workshop was once to assemble bioinformatics stake holders from govt, academe, and for an afternoon of shows and discussion. Fifteen specialists pointed out and mentioned probably the most vital matters raised by means of the present flood of biologic info. themes explored incorporated the significance of database curation, database integration and interoperability, consistency and criteria in terminology, mistakes prevention and correction, facts provenance, ontology, the significance of retaining privateness, info mining, and the necessity for extra desktop scientists with uniqueness education in bioinformatics. even supposing formal conclusions and suggestions won't come from this actual workshop, many insights should be gleaned in regards to the way forward for this box, from the context of the discussions and displays defined here.
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Methods for correcting errors Bill Andersen, Knowledge Bus, Inc. Moderated Discussion David Galas, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Science 3:00 Break 3:15 Session IV: Converting Data to Knowledge— Analytical Approaches A. Modeling and simulation James Bower, California Institute of Technology B. Data Mining Douglas Brutlag, Stanford University C. Visualization of model fit to data John Mazziotta, University of California, Los Angeles Moderated Discussion Ray White, University of Utah 4:45 Summary Gio Wiederhold, Stanford University 5:00 Reception in the Great Hall Copyright © National Academy of Sciences.
In addition, it maintains a thorough curation of the Drosophila literature and through collaborations with other databases is involved in many projects to provide a rich set of links and relationships with information from other biologic systems. Such database interoperability is one of the major issues facing bioinformatics, and FlyBase is heavily involved in exploring this area. Dr. Gelbart obtained his PhD in 1971 from the University of Wisconsin. He did his postdoctoral work at California Institute of Technology and the University of Connecticut.
Those who run databases that contain sensitive information will therefore need to find different approaches to protecting privacy. “We have to log and monitor what gets taken out. It might also be necessary to ensure that some types of information go out only to those who are properly authorized,” he said, noting the well-reported case of a person who logged onto an Internet music site and, instead of downloading a music track, downloaded the credit-card numbers of hundreds of thousands of the site’s customers.
Bioinformatics: converting data to knowledge : a workshop summary by Robert Pool