Bioinformatics: An Introduction for Computer Scientists
by Jacques Cohen
Publisher: Brandeis University 2004
Number of pages: 37
The article aims to introduce computer scientists to the new field of bioinformatics. It provides a bird's eye view of the basic concepts in molecular cell biology, outlines the nature of the existing data, and describes the kind of computer algorithms and techniques that are necessary to understand cell behavior.
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- National Institute of Health
By teaming computers and biology, scientists can answer new and old questions that could offer insights into the fundamental processes that keep us alive. This booklet introduces you to just some of the ways that biologists are computing life.
by Karol Kozak - BookBoon
This book is for scientists and students who are learning computational approaches to biology. It covers the data storage system, computational approaches to biological problems, workflow systems, data mining, data visualization, and more.
by Katja Schuerer, Catherine Letondal - Pasteur Institute
This course is designed for biologists who already have some programming knowledge in other languages. The focus is on biological examples that are used throughout the course, as well as the suggested exercises drawn from the field of biology.
by Arthur Gruber, et al. - National Center for Biotechnology Information
This book is intended to serve both as a textbook for bioinformatics courses and as a base for self-teaching. Each chapter addresses a specific problem in bioinformatics and consists of a theoretical part and a tutorial with practical applications.