Introduction to Programming using Python
by K. Schuerer, et al.
Publisher: Pasteur Institute 2008
Number of pages: 242
The objective of this course is to teach programming concepts to biologists. It is thus aimed at people who are not professional computer scientists, but who need a better control of computers for their own research. This programming course is part of a course in informatics for biology.
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