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Role of the Computational Intelligence in Drugs Discovery and Design: Introduction, Techniques and Software

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 51 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2012
Geeta Yadav
Yugal Kumar
G. Sahoo

Geeta Yadav, Yugal Kumar and G Sahoo. Article: Role of the Computational Intelligence in Drugs Discovery and Design: Introduction, Techniques and Software. International Journal of Computer Applications 51(10):7-18, August 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Geeta Yadav and Yugal Kumar and G. Sahoo},
	title = {Article: Role of the Computational Intelligence in Drugs Discovery and Design: Introduction, Techniques and Software},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {51},
	number = {10},
	pages = {7-18},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


Drugs discovery & design is an intense, lengthy and consecutive process that starts with the lead & target discovery followed by lead optimization and pre-clinical in vitro & in vivo studies. This paper throws light on different computational techniques that play a vital role in the drugs discovery & design process. Earlier, computational techniques are use in the field of computer science, electrical engineering and electronics & communication engineering to solve the problems. But, now day's use of these techniques has changed the scenario in drugs discovery. & design from the last two decades. This paper present brief description of different computational techniques such as Particle Swarm Optimization, Ant Colony Optimization, Artificial Neural Network, Fuzzy logic, Genetic Algorithm, Genetic Programming, Evolutionary Programming, Evolutionary Strategy and also provide a tabular comparison of these techniques as well as a list of computational tools/ software.


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