In article: <prm.722.480BF860 at aber.ac.uk> prm at aber.ac.uk (Pedro Mendes) writes:
> Why ic it that most people relate computers in biology to database management
> and sequence analysis? There is a lot more being done with computers in
> biological sciences. I spend my time modelling steady-state and
> dynamic behaviour of biochemical systems. This equates to a lot of processor
> time solving differential equations and then using the computer to analyse the
> simulated data (plotting, etc.).
>> Very similar applications (also modelling and solving diff. equations) are
> made by ecologists, population biologists and others (yes, _even_
> some molecular biologists think quantitatively, although a small minority).
>> Pedro Mendes
>prm at aber.ac.uk>>
Sure there's lots that you, I and the rest of the world do with computers in biology,
but the original question asked for a definition of bioinformatics, not computational