Towards the use of argumentation in bioinformatics: a gene expression case study

Kenneth McLeod, Albert Burger

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Abstract

Due to different experimental setups and various interpretations of results, the data contained in online bioinformatics resources can be inconsistent, therefore, making it more difficult for users of these resources to assess the suitability and correctness of the answers to their queries. This work investigates the role of argumentation systems to help users evaluate such answers. More specifically, it looks closely at a gene expression case study, creating an appropriate representation of the underlying data and series of rules that are used by a third-party argumentation engine to reason over the query results provided by the mouse gene expression database EMAGE.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)i304-12
JournalBioinformatics
Volume24
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2008

Keywords

  • Algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biomimetics
  • Computational Biology
  • Gene Expression Profiling

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