Bioinformatics - any definitions welcome?

Bradley K. Sherman bks at s27w007.pswfs.gov
Tue Feb 1 17:30:44 EST 1994

In article <2ilt95$32m at mserv1.dl.ac.uk> <PARSONS_A at snd01.pcr.co.uk> writes:
> ...
>In the great world of molecular biology computation and information science
>there are many imponderables. One of which is "Does anyone have a definition
>of what Bioinformatics actually is?"
> ...

   1) The application of information theory to biology.
   2) The application of computers to biological research.
   3) The preparation of slides for biology conferences
      using a Macintosh.


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