8 edition of Practical taxonomic computing found in the catalog.
|Statement||Richard J. Pankhurst.|
|LC Classifications||QH83 .P365 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 202 p. :|
|Number of Pages||202|
|LC Control Number||92160619|
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Create Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: An introduction to the use of computers in taxonomy.
Simple methods are described, allowing. Book: Practical taxonomic computing. + pp. ref Abstract: The application of computer techniques to taxonomic identification identification Subject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and EquipmentCited by: Download PDF Practical Computing For Biologists book full free.
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Practical Taxonomic Computing. By R. PANKHURST. 24 x 16 cm. xi + with 48 text-figures and 8 tables. Cambridge University Press. Price?, US $ ISBN 0 0. As the author explains, this book supersedes his earlier Biological Identification (, London: Arnold).
The scope has been widened beyond identification. out of 5 stars Describing Species: Practical Taxonomic Procedure for Biolog Reviewed in the United States on May 1, Although far from being a Taxonomy for the Utterly Ignorant, Judith Winston's Describing Species provides a basic and thorough grounding in the history, concepts, and procedures of describing and naming species/5(9).
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Manter Laboratory of. Practical Taxonomic Computing. By Hamish G. Robertson. Abstract. In Richard Pankhurst published a book entitled Biological Identification, a large portion of which was devoted to the use of computers for identifying organisms.
Computer software and hardware have advanced considerably since that time and the book under review is an updated Author: Hamish G. Robertson. This book is probably the most exhaustive treatment available of the practical aspects of describing new species or Practical taxonomic computing book taxa.
(Henry Disney, Cambridge University Nature) A practical manual for all biologists, especially ecologists and other field naturalists, professionals or students, who are immersed in biodiversity and are likely to discover new or unknown principal /5(9). In phylogenetics, a single-access key (also called dichotomous key, sequential key, analytical key, or pathway key) is an identification key where the sequence and structure of identification steps is fixed by the author of the key.
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Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1 Practical Taxonomic Computing. Richard Pankhurst (born Richard John Pankhurst, –) was a British computer scientist, botanist and academic.
From to he worked at CERN, then from to on computer-aided design at Cambridge University, and from to at the Natural History Museum as curator of the British herbarium.
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Throughout the book, emphasis is laid on how to translate ecological questions into interpretable models in a practical way. The book aims to be an introductory textbook at the undergraduate-graduate level, but will also be useful to seduce experienced ecologists into the world of by: Bioinformatics Computing is a practical guide to computing in the burgeoning field of bioinformatics—the study of how information is represented and transmitted in biological systems, starting at the molecular level.
This book, which is intended for molecular biologists at all levels ofFile Size: 5MB. Download Book Practical Computing For Biologists in PDF format. in the English language and includes retrospective references for historical perspective and to provide access to the taxonomic literature.
It covers both print and electronic resources including monographs, journals, databases, indexes and abstracting tools, websites, and. Practical Taxonomic Computing, by R. Pankhurst. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xi+ pp. /$ ISBN 0 0.
This book gives a broad survey of the various computing techniques which can be applied to taxonomy and is intended to replace an earlier work by the author entitled Biological Identijcation. Practical Taxonomy of Angiosperms presents the subject in a systematic manner with well labelled diagrams and flow charts.
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Practical Taxonomic Computing. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. [Written by a pioneer in the use of computer in systematics, this book gives a clear overview of identification methods and databases in systematics, 15 years after the beginning of taxonomic computing.] Species File Size: KB.
Practical activities and exercises are provided, making this an ideal resource for students in biomedical engineering and the biomedical sciences who are in a course on basic statistics.
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cancel taxonomic computing at the Museum, since I was convinced (and still am) that computing represented the most important modern initiative in taxonomy.
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Taxonomy definition is - the study of the general principles of scientific classification: systematics. How to use taxonomy in a sentence. This book seeks to fill a gap which exists in the UDL literature at present.
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The principal features of the program are discussed. Species-related information is presented on “cards” and can be accessed along a variety of paths, including taxonomic by: 3. There are few books available that provide a good introduction to the methods and techniques for ecological research.
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In their book on the principles of angiosperm taxonomy, Davis and Heywood () suggest that two important and far-reaching The third difficulty lies in the sheer weight of computing that is and to evolve a practical strategy for taxonomic research which is based upon measured variables rather than upon qualitative attri.
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