A Tour of Molecular Information Theory:
Thomas D. Schneider
This page develops the application of information theory to biology
by topic in roughly historical order.
You can read every paper in the order given.
Most papers, including not ones listed here,
can be found on the page
Molecular Information Theory Papers
Molecular Information Theory Papers.
If you need to look up terms, you can use the
All papers will open in a separate window.
The glossary also has its own window.
glossary A list of terms used throughout this website.
Information Theory Primer With an Appendix on Logarithms.
Basic information theory in a nutshell
Average Information in Nucleic Acid Binding Sites
- schneider1986 The information in a binding site is just
enough for it to be found in the genome.
Sequence logos, a graphical display of binding sites.
Evolution of binding sites, be sure to run the Evj program!
3D sequence logos
Individual Information in Nucleic Acid Binding Sites
Theory of individual information
Graphical display of individual information
Consensus Sequence Zen.
What's wrong with consensus sequences?