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Bioinformatics

A Concept-Based Introduction

Authors: Mathura, Venkatarajan, Kangueane, Pandjassarame

  • Textbooks provide a practical introduction to bioinformatics and computer technologies
  • Our book is a workbook which spends more time showing students techniques and applications, problems and solutions
  • It is less theoretical, more practical and applied, and can be used as a companion to a more comprehensive text
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About this book

Bioinformatics: A Concept-Based Introduction is provides a balance of information on computational methods and biological information. Instead of delving in depth, a broad but necessary overview is provided for each topic, resulting in content that will benefit readers with different levels of expertise.

This book contains contributions from experts in the field on emerging topics like Immunoinformatics, Genomics and Proteomics. It discusses real-world problems with Bioinformatics solutions, cites important URLs and contains selected chapter exercises to reinforce concepts.

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From the reviews:

"This book covers a number of topics within the field of bioinformatics and, like similar works, includes chapters on the fundamentals of programming, algorithm development … . It is evident that the authors are trying to appeal to a wide audience, from beginners to those with extensive experience. … it is recommended for scientists who are looking for a monograph offering a hands-on approach to learning bioinformatics. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students, researchers, and faculty." (M. C. Pavao, Choice, Vol. 46 (10), June, 2009)


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction to Biological Systems

    Volmar, Claude-Henry (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • Computer Programming Fundamentals and Concepts

    Kolippakkam, Deepak N. (et al.)

    Pages 13-26

  • Introduction to Algorithms

    Radhakrishnan, Senthilkumar (et al.)

    Pages 27-37

  • Biological Sequence Databases

    Sakharkar, Meena (et al.)

    Pages 39-46

  • Biological Sequence Search and Analysis

    Mathura, Venkatarajan S.

    Pages 47-62

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
valid through October 16, 2017
  • ISBN 978-0-387-84870-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.00
price for USA
valid through October 16, 2017
  • ISBN 978-0-387-84869-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $109.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-4658-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bioinformatics
Book Subtitle
A Concept-Based Introduction
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights In India: Ane Books India, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-84870-9
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-84870-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-84869-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4658-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 190
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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