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  author={Hendrik Blockeel and Sa{\vs}o D{\vz}eroski and Boris Kompare and Stefan Kramer and Bernhard Pfahringer},
This paper is concerned with the use of AI techniques in ecology. More specifically, we present a novel application of inductive logic programming (ILP) in the area of quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSARs). The activity we want to predict is the biodegradability of chemical compounds in water. In particular, the target variable is the half-life for aerobic aqueous biodegradation. Structural descriptions of chemicals in terms of atoms and 

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