Hidden Markov Models

  • Warren J. Ewens
  • Gregory R. Grant
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)


We divide this brief account of hidden Markov models into three sections: (i) a description of the properties of these models, (ii) the three main algorithms of the models, (iii) applications. For a more complete account of these models, see Rabiner (1989).


Hide Markov Model Markov Chain Model Viterbi Algorithm Forward Algorithm Single Exon Gene 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warren J. Ewens
    • 1
  • Gregory R. Grant
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Penn Center for Computational BiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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