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James Tisdall has worked as a musician, a programmer at Bell Labs (where he programmed for speech research and discovered a formal language for musical rhythm), and as a bioinformaticist at Mercator Genetics in Menlo Park, California, and at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. He has a B.A. in mathematics from the City College of New York and an M.S. in computer science from Columbia University; he is working towards a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Pennsylvania. In his spare time, Jim teaches computer music at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia. He is also the author of O'Reilly's Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics.
The examples are very practical and the book is easy to follow.
This book is a continuation of Tisdall's "Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics" and thus illustrates more advanced Perl programming techniques.
Certainly not book for beginners, but people with a background in basic Perl will find it very useful.
This is a nice continuation to the introductory book by the same author. Advanced topics like data structures, modular programming, Object Oriented programming and Databases are... Read morePublished 24 months ago by gani999
I'm a trained Bioinformatician and decided I wanted to use Perl(It was not part of my curriculum) at work. Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by SB
Combined with the authors other book, Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics, this book provides a good self-study guide for those interested in understanding bioinformatics. Read morePublished on November 7, 2008 by sskt
This book is definitely written for the biologist that knows some perl and not the experienced perl programmer. Read morePublished on March 10, 2007 by William Leizerowicz
This book is a continuation of Tisdall's "Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics" and thus illustrates more advanced Perl programming techniques. Read morePublished on December 31, 2006 by calvinnme
Basically, this book further develops the author's previous work "Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics" on procedural Perl scripting to object-oriented Perl programming. Read morePublished on February 13, 2004 by Seungwoo Hwang