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Mining Biological Databases

  1. Jaime Prilusky

Published Online: 25 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003025



How to Cite

Prilusky, J. 2001. Mining Biological Databases. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2001


Advances in technology and efforts towards better self-knowledge are generating mountains of biological data stored in databases. Various techniques and tools are needed to separate the gold from the surrounding rock.


  • data mining;
  • knowledge discovery;
  • intelligent agents