Topological Indices and Related Descriptors in QSAR and QSPR
James Devillers (Editor), CTIS, Lyon, France
Alexandru T. Balaban (Editor), Polytechnic Univ., Bucharest, Romania

ISBN: 9056992392, 824 pages, 2000

Topological Indices and Related Descriptors in QSAR and QSPAR reviews the state of the art in this field and highlights the important advances in the generation of descriptors calculated directly from the structure of molecules. This long-awaited comprehensive book provides all the necessary information to calculate and use these descriptors for deriving structure-activity and structure-property relationships. Written by leading experts in the field, this book discusses the physicochemical significance, strengths, and weaknesses of these indices and presents numerous examples of applications. This book will be a valuable reference for anyone involved in the use of QSAR and QSPAR in the pharmaceutical, applied chemical, and environmental sciences. It is also suitable for use as a supplementary textbook on related graduate level courses.

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