Bioinformatics Data Skills: Reproducible and Robust Research with Open Source Tools (Vince Buffalo)

 
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Bioinformatics Data Skills: Reproducible and Robust Research with Open Source Tools (Vince Buffalo)

This useful book explains the abilities that researchers need to transform big sequencing datasets into solid and reproducible biological discoveries.

When mastering the Unix command line and scripting languages like Python and R, many biologists start their bioinformatics education. Knowing a few programming languages, however, does not necessarily translate into being able to evaluate enormous amounts of biological data.

This book illustrates the practise of bioinformatics through data skills rather than teaching it as a set of routines that are likely to change with this quickly expanding profession.

Reproducible and robust bioinformatics analysis is built on rigorous evaluation of data quality and tool effectiveness. You can learn both how to practice bioinformatics and how to approach problems as a bioinformatician by using open source and freely available tools.

Ebook Details

Author(s)
About the Authors
Vince Buffalo is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oregon working in the Kern and Ralph labs on evolutionary genetics.
Published
Published Date / Year
1 edition (November 25, 2014)
Hardcover
300 pages
eBook Format
HTML and PDF (344 pages, 2.8 MB)
ISBN-10
1449367372
ISBN-13
978-1449367374

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