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Analysis and visualisation of data using R

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley and Ian Shadforth.

in Building Bioinformatics Solutions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Biochemistry. 22025 words.

This chapter provides a practical introduction to the R language for statistical computing, using examples from the world of bioinformatics. The chapter begins with basic concepts such as...

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Beginning programming in Perl

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley and Ian Shadforth.

in Building Bioinformatics Solutions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Biochemistry. 31020 words.

This chapter provides an introduction to programming for beginners, using the Perl programming language and various add-on modules. Key concepts are covered, from basic syntax and control...

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Building Bioinformatics Solutions

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley and Ian Shadforth.

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Biochemistry. 368 pages.

This unique book provides an invaluable introduction to three of the main tools used in the development of bioinformatics software—Perl, R, and MySQL—and explains how these can be used...

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Building biological databases with SQL

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley and Ian Shadforth.

in Building Bioinformatics Solutions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Biochemistry. 20366 words.

In this chapter the process of building a relational database is explained, using a real-world biological example as a case study. The entire process is covered, from deciding which...

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Developing web resources

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley and Ian Shadforth.

in Building Bioinformatics Solutions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Biochemistry. 15106 words.

This chapter gives a practical introduction to the development of web applications using Perl and the Mojolicious web framework. Key web technologies are introduced, including HTML5,...

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Introduction

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley and Ian Shadforth.

in Building Bioinformatics Solutions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Biochemistry. 8861 words.

This chapter provides a high level overview of the field of bioinformatics, covering the main areas of interest in contemporary bioinformatics and introducing the pre-eminent software tools...

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Software engineering for bioinformatics

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley and Ian Shadforth.

in Building Bioinformatics Solutions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biomathematics and Statistics; Biochemistry. 22466 words.

This chapter provides a practical introduction to key software engineering practices that can be used to facilitate the efficient production of readable, flexible, and reliable program code...

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