Tendencias del procesamiento computacional: bioinformática y cómputo ubicuo

Trends in computational processing: bioinformatics and ubiquitous computing

  • Luis Carlos González-Gurrola Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua
  • Fernando Martínez-Reyes Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua
Palabras clave: procesamiento de información, biocomputación, cómputo consciente del contexto, interacción humano-máquina


Desde sus inicios, la computación ha sido una herramienta eficaz y popular para la resolución de problemas de distinta índole y niveles de complejidad. Los usos que la computadora ha tenido van desde operación de editores de texto y hojas de cálculo hasta procesamiento intensivo a través de computadoras interconectadas que buscan dar solución a problemas con un gran número de variables. Las tendencias del procesamiento computacional han estado ligadas a los avances en diversas áreas de la ciencia, creando una simbiosis que motiva diseños más eficientes de cómputo y a la vez hace posible extender los límites del conocimiento. Dos áreas que han explotado el procesamiento computacional buscando elevar la calidad de vida de la sociedad son la bioinformática y el cómputo ubicuo. Las aportaciones de cada una de estas líneas son evidentes, aún así creemos que lo mejor de ambas está por venir.


Since its beginnings, the computing has been an efficient and popular tool for solving problems of different kinds and levels of complexity. The uses of computers range from text editors and spreadsheet programs to intensive processing via computer clusters that seek to tackle problems with a big number of variables. The trends in the computational processing have been linked to advances in the sciences, creating a symbiosis that motivates more efficient computing designs as well as to increase the knowledge. Two main areas that have exploited the computational processing to achieve a better life quality in our society are the bioinformatics and ubiquitous computing. The contributions made by each of these areas are evident, even though the best of both is yet to come.

Keywords: information processing, computational biology, context awareness, human-computer interaction.


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González-Gurrola, L. C., & Martínez-Reyes, F. (2020). Tendencias del procesamiento computacional: bioinformática y cómputo ubicuo: Trends in computational processing: bioinformatics and ubiquitous computing. TECNOCIENCIA Chihuahua, 7(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.54167/tch.v7i1.665
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