Chapter 1. A Path to Knowledge: from Data to Complex Systems Models of Cancer

  1. Sylvia Nagl
  1. Sylvia Nagl

Published Online: 16 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470032898.ch1

Cancer Bioinformatics: From Therapy Design to Treatment

Cancer Bioinformatics: From Therapy Design to Treatment

How to Cite

Nagl, S. (2006) A Path to Knowledge: from Data to Complex Systems Models of Cancer, in Cancer Bioinformatics: From Therapy Design to Treatment (ed S. Nagl), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470032898.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Oncology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Oncology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470863046

Online ISBN: 9780470032893

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Keywords:

  • definitive property of individuality;
  • knowledge discovery path;
  • systems-based discovery;
  • computational systems biology;
  • cancer systems biology;
  • ‘taxonomy of complexity’;
  • mathematical modelling;
  • Systems Complexity Interface for pathways (SCIpath) project;
  • SBW architecture;
  • data standards and integration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conceptual foundations: biological complexity

  • A taxonomy of cancer complexity

  • Modelling and simulation of cancer systems

  • Data standards and integration

  • Concluding remarks