PERL for Bioinformaticists


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PERL for Bioinformaticists
PERL for BioinformaticistsPractical Extraction and Report Language (PERL) was invented by Larry Wall in 1986. It is an excellent pattern-matching scripting language. It is a programming language with good string processing capabilities and can be used for doing such things as sequence analysis, database management, etc. It has few data types. The source code for PERL is free. PERL is distributed under the General Public License (GPU). It is user-friendly for biologists. Small programs can be downloaded easily from the Comprehensive PERL Archive Network (CPAN), as well as from BIOPERL. It is a glue language. It is superb at common gateway interface (CGI) front. The source code of programs can contain few lines. The …
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Kal Renganathan Sharma: Bioinformatics: Sequence Alignment and Markov Models. PERL for Bioinformaticists, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2009), AccessEngineering Export