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Ten simple rules to increase computational skills among biologists with Code Clubs

Ada K. Hagan, Nicholas A. Lesniak, Marcy J. Balunas, Lucas Bishop, William L. Close, Matthew D. Doherty, Amanda G. Elmore, Kaitlin J. Flynn, Geoffrey D. Hannigan, Charlie C. Koumpouras, Matthew L. Jenior, Ariangela J. Kozik (+9 others)
2020 PLoS Computational Biology  
AKH led a lab discussion of Code Clubs to identify the key concepts presented, which were supplemented by contributions from NAL. The order of other coauthors is listed alphabetically.  ...  Acknowledgments All coauthors have been participants in the Code Clubs run as part of PDS's lab meetings. They have had a critical role in shaping the evolution of the sessions.  ...  As the rules describe, this model can easily be adapted to groups of non-biologists or those with stronger backgrounds in computer science.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008119 pmid:32853198 fatcat:6re4bzkclrhafas5fxbjsgtqdy

Ten Simple Rules for Internship in a Pharmaceutical Company

Bin Chen
2014 PLoS Computational Biology  
Some work-for example, developing a tool for analyzing microarray data-may not seem particularly novel to computational biologists, but for many bench biologists, this tool could save time significantly  ...  Besides computational biology and chemistry, many of these rules may be applied to other industrial fields as well.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003600 pmid:24811706 pmcid:PMC4014388 fatcat:uw5qcqqypvd4vfjl55f52tqbja

Genetic Information in the Age of DNA Sequencing

Miguel García-Sancho
2015 Information & Culture  
The connection with Gamow and the importance of cryptanalysis for the Tie Club, together with Crick's previous work in naval research and his skillful mathematical modeling, suggest that the formal and  ...  The computers' functions were based on a simple input-output mechanism, in which researchers submitted to the centers of calculation the cards with the information, and the mainframe operators, after processing  ... 
doi:10.7560/ic50105 fatcat:uxbqp5nkhra25gi4d6oxb53aje

Coding Sequences: A History of Sequence Comparison Algorithms as a Scientific Instrument

Hallam Stevens
2011 Perspectives on Science  
sorts of uses according to the disciplinary context in which they were deployed.  ...  This paper examines the origins and development of these algorithms from the 1960s to the 1990s.  ...  Computational biologists were usually not trained as biologists; often they had picked up computer skills either from their training in physics, or in the context of other non-biological work.  ... 
doi:10.1162/posc_a_00042 fatcat:wogni66rd5a5pdwke6fxtjixri

The View From Elsewhere: Perspectives on ALife Modeling

Michael Wheeler, Seth Bullock, Ezequiel Di Paolo, Jason Noble, Mark Bedau, Philip Husbands, Simon Kirby, Anil Seth
2002 Artificial Life  
This report grew out of a workshop held at the Sixth European Conference on Arti cial Life in Prague and features individual contributions from the workshop's eight speakers, plus a section designed to  ...  and in the light of a speci c historical example of interdisciplinary research (namely cybernetics) with which arti cial life shares many features.  ...  Acknowledgments Many thanks to all those who participated in the workshop at ECAL 2001, from which this report developed.  ... 
doi:10.1162/106454602753694783 pmid:12020423 fatcat:uat7zrx5ifcvhejdyafleeqrfe

The network as knowledge: generative rules and the emergence of structure

Bruce Kogut
2000 Strategic Management Journal  
Whereas the value of firm-level capabilities is coincidental with the firm as the unit of accrual, ownership claims to the value of coordination in a network pit firms potentially in opposition with one  ...  I propose that part of the value of the firm derives from its participation in a network that emerges from the operation of generative rules that instruct the decision to cooperate.  ...  I would like to thank Gordon Walker for many helpful discussions, Udo Zander who contributed substantially to parts of this paper, and the anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-0266(200003)21:3<405::aid-smj103>;2-5 fatcat:edjs43en4vd65aoezqmbqmqc5a

Of the Helmholtz Club, South-Californian seedbed for visual and cognitive neuroscience, and its patron Francis Crick

Christine Aicardi
2014 Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences  
imbued with an epistemic value and as such, carefully cultivated.  ...  It argues that British molecular biologist turned South Californian neuroscientist Francis Crick had an early and lasting influence over the Helmholtz Club of which he was a founding pillar, and that from  ...  Ramachandran and Terrence Sejnowski for sharing with me their memories of the Helmholtz Club and Francis Crick.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.shpsc.2013.11.012 pmid:24384229 pmcid:PMC3970587 fatcat:ngxvotjmqfhvfaap4q3qriw5dy

An Examination of Abstraction in K-12 Computer Science Education

Christine Liebe, Tracy Camp
2019 Proceedings of the 19th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research - Koli Calling '19  
Because abstraction is often cited as a component of computational thinking, abstraction has been summarily likened to a higher order thinking skill.  ...  coding analysis.  ...  High school students in Greece reported on surveys that along with increased confidence in overall computer science skills after an introductory computer science course; their problem-solving skills also  ... 
doi:10.1145/3364510.3364526 fatcat:4ftenubpv5da3c7efhbvsxr57m

The trouble with memes

Scott Atran
2001 Human Nature  
likely to recur in different cultures, and most disposed to cultural variation and elaboration.  ...  Cognitive study of multimodular human minds undermines memetics: unlike genetic replication, high fidelity transmission of cultural information is the exception, not the rule.  ...  Imagine also a game plan with few or no rules, and instructions to keep it that way. How could increased skills and ever more refined strategies take hold and evolve?  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12110-001-1003-0 pmid:26192412 fatcat:ocmx4qbfyra7rchu6ouqai22c4

Forest Models [chapter]

2015 Applied Ecology and Environmental Management  
This symposium was planned to present management practices and administration procedures now being used on federal, state and privately owned lands.  ...  A comprehensive questionnaire was used, with data coded for an electronic computer. Land blocks of more than 500 acres were in cluded.  ...  I have invoked this rule one time on my own and the clubs have come to me three or four times to help them with men they felt were dangerous.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b19150-8 fatcat:nwojowespfhr5g4og2wvayjyxq

Dilemmas and Bargains: Autism, Theory-of-mind, Cooperation and Fairness

Elisabeth Hill, David F. Sally
2003 Social Science Research Network  
These two essential social games appeared to be differentially compensated for in highfunctioning individuals with autistic spectrum disorders. 2  ...  In contrast, generosity in bargaining tasks did not depend upon mentalising skills, but initial strategically unequal offers did.  ...  We are indebted to Sarah Griffiths, Zoë Fortune and Sakina Adam-Saib for substantial help with data collection and especially to Professor Uta Frith for invaluable support for, and discussion of the project  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.407040 fatcat:uudjzmeykfc2vdeh4qpnfvl3p4

Making cross-cultural research relevant to European corporate integration: old problem – new approach

Michael Segalla, Lorenz Fischer, Karl Sandner
2000 European Management Journal  
Furthermore it is questionable whether past research actually measures values important to companies which must design policies to integrate their large multi-country workforces.  ...  Advances in research methodology indicate that new approaches to generating cultural knowledge may yield better results.  ...  A compensation plan should support interpersonal co-operation with an eye on increasing skill transfer between employees.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0263-2373(99)00067-5 fatcat:su6pgkcz6zewzosokg5wfuumwa

Le Stack noir [chapter]

Benjamin H. Bratton
2019 Le Stack  
The "ten-year rule" for genius, validated across fields ranging from math to music to competitive tennis, states that no one achieves outstanding performance in any field without at least ten years of  ...  Increased computing power makes it easier to build AI, but there is no obvious reason why increased computing power would help make the AI Friendly.  ... 
doi:10.4000/books.ugaeditions.12007 fatcat:66pl7qkasjhh7j57k76gfi264q

Philosophy of Education

Michael Taylor
1977 Social Theory and Practice  
skills and attitudes of maintaining physical well-being throughout their lifetimes ▪ fundamental skills of computation and communication, including demonstrating, observing, speaking, listening, reading  ...  The task of our school district is to prepare students to deal effectively with these challenges in order to live successfully and happily.  ...  Assessment: Students are required to complete ten hours of community service for this course.  ... 
doi:10.5840/soctheorpract1977437 fatcat:ly7e6vjrirckrdmrqgowitmesa

The Surprising Creativity of Digital Evolution: A Collection of Anecdotes from the Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Life Research Communities [article]

Joel Lehman, Jeff Clune, Dusan Misevic, Christoph Adami, Lee Altenberg, Julie Beaulieu, Peter J. Bentley, Samuel Bernard, Guillaume Beslon, David M. Bryson, Patryk Chrabaszcz, Nick Cheney (+40 others)
2019 arXiv   pre-print
adaptations, or exhibiting outcomes uncannily convergent with ones in nature.  ...  The stories themselves are traded among researchers through oral tradition, but that mode of information transmission is inefficient and prone to error and outright loss.  ...  Avida anecdotes to include.  ... 
arXiv:1803.03453v4 fatcat:bhpskgrcfjh4xa3v4nwmmpk7z4
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