Flower, Darren

In Silico Immunology

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Table of contents

1. Overview of the book

Part I. Introducing In Silico Immunology

2. Innate and Adaptive Immunity
Adrian Robins

3. Immunoinformatics and Computational Vaccinology: A Brief Introduction
Paul D Taylor, Darren R Flower

4. A Beginners Guide to Artificial Immune Systems
Jon Timmis, Paul Andrews

Part II. The Nature of Natural and Artificial Immune Systems

5. Computational Models of B cell and T cell Receptors
Ha Youn Lee, Alan S. Perelson

6. Modelling Immunological Memory
Simon Garrett, Martin Robbins, Joanne Walker, William Wilson, Uwe Aickelin

7. Capturing Degeneracy in the Immune System
Paolo Tieri, Gastone C. Castellani, Daniel Remondini, Silvana Valensin, Jonathan Loroni, Stefano Salvioli, Claudio Franceschi

8. Alternative Inspiration For Artificial Immune Systems: Exploiting Cohen’s Cognitive Immune Model
Paul Andrews, Jon Timmis

9. Empirical, AI, and QSAR Approaches to Peptide-MHC Binding Prediction
Channa K Hattotuwagama, Pingping Guan, Matthew Davies, Debra J Taylor, Valerie Walshe, Shelley L Hemsley, Christopher Toseland, Irini A Doytchinova, Persephone Borrow, Darren R Flower

10. MHC diversity in Individuals and Populations
José A. M. Borghans, Can Ke?mir, Rob J. Boer

11. Identifying Major Histocompatibility Complex Supertypes
Pingping Guan, Irini A. Doytchinova, Darren R. Flower

12. Biomolecular Structure Prediction Using Immune Inspired Algorithms
Vincenzo Cutello, Giuseppe Nicosia

Part III. How Natural and Artificial Immune Systems Interact with the World

13. Embodiment
Susan Stepney

14. The Multi-scale Immune Response to Pathogens: M. tuberculosis as an Example
Denise Kirschner

15. Go Dutch: Exploit Interactions and Environments with Artificial Immune Systems
Mark Neal, B. C. Trapnell

16. Immune Inspired Learning in a Distributed Environment
Andrew Watkins

17. Mathematical Analysis of Artificial Immune System Dynamics and Performance
Andrew Hone, Hugo Berg

18. Conceptualizing the Self-Nonself Discrimination by the Vertebrate Immune System
Melvin Cohn

Keywords: Biomedicine, Immunology, Bioinformatics, Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Proteomics, Physiological, Cellular and Medical Topics, Mathematical Biology in General

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