A MULTI-AGENT TOOL TO ANNOTATE BIOLOGICAL SEQUENCES

Célia Ghedini Ralha, Hugo Wruck Schneider, Maria Emilia M. T. Walter, Marcelo M. Brígido

Abstract

Nowadays, great challenges are imposed by the existence of enormous volume of DNA and RNA sequences, which are continuously being discovered by genome sequencing projects, through the automatic sequencers based on massively parallel sequencing technologies. Thus, the task of identifying biological function for these sequences is a key activity in these high-throuput sequencing projects, where the automatic annotation must be significantly improved. In this context, this paper presents a multi-agent approach to address the important issue of automatic annotation in genome projects. We developed a sophisticated prototype named BioAgents, which simulates biologists knowledge and experience to annotate DNA or RNA sequences in genome sequencing projects, where different specialized intelligent agents work together to accomplish the annotation process.

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Ghedini Ralha C., Wruck Schneider H., Emilia M. T. Walter M. and M. Brígido M. (2011). A MULTI-AGENT TOOL TO ANNOTATE BIOLOGICAL SEQUENCES . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8425-41-6, pages 226-231. DOI: 10.5220/0003179102260231


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@conference{icaart11,
author={Célia Ghedini Ralha and Hugo Wruck Schneider and Maria Emilia M. T. Walter and Marcelo M. Brígido},
title={A MULTI-AGENT TOOL TO ANNOTATE BIOLOGICAL SEQUENCES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2011},
pages={226-231},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003179102260231},
isbn={978-989-8425-41-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - A MULTI-AGENT TOOL TO ANNOTATE BIOLOGICAL SEQUENCES
SN - 978-989-8425-41-6
AU - Ghedini Ralha C.
AU - Wruck Schneider H.
AU - Emilia M. T. Walter M.
AU - M. Brígido M.
PY - 2011
SP - 226
EP - 231
DO - 10.5220/0003179102260231