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Epistemology of the Cell : a Systems Perspective on Biological Knowledge.

Author: Edward R Dougherty; Michael L Bittner; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2011.
Series: IEEE Press series in biomedical engineering.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Honorable mention - Biomedicine and Neuroscience, 2011 Prose Awards" An examination of how the cell should be described in order to effectively process biological data ""The fruitful pursuit of biological knowledge requires one to take Einstein's admonition [on science without epistemology] as a practical demand for scientific research, to recognize Waddington's characterization of the subject matter of biology,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
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All Authors / Contributors: Edward R Dougherty; Michael L Bittner; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,
ISBN: 1118104862 9781118104866 1118027795 9781118027790 9781118104859 1118104854
OCLC Number: 990594383
Language Note: English.
Awards: Commended for R.R. Hawkins Award - Biomedicine & Neuroscience 2011 (United States)
Commended for PROSE (Biomedicine/Neuroscience) 2011
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages).
Contents: Epistemology of the Cell: A Systems Perspective on Biological Knowledge; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1: Science and Knowledge; CHAPTER 2: Causality and the Three Pillars of Aristotelian Science; CHAPTER 3: Scientific Knowledge; CHAPTER 4: Cells and Factories; CHAPTER 5: Translational Science; CHAPTER 6: Stochastic Validation: Classifiers; CHAPTER 7: Stochastic Validation: Networks; CHAPTER 8: Sola Fides; CHAPTER 9: Model-based Experimentation in Biology; References; Index; BOOKS IN THE IEEE PRESS SERIES ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING.
Series Title: IEEE Press series in biomedical engineering.
Other Titles: IEEE Press Series on Biomedical Engineering, 35
Epistemology of the Cell: A Systems Perspective on Biological Knowledge
IEEE Press Series on Biomedical Engineering

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