Book recommendations for C++ programmer?

Malay Kumar Basu curiouser at
Tue Feb 19 04:08:19 EST 2002

On Mon, 18 Feb 2002, Heinz R. Vahlbruch wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm a C++ programmer and I would like to shift my programming interests to
> BioScience. Unfortunately I don't have a strong biological background yet. I
> would like to ask whether any of you has a recommendation for books
> introducing Bioinformatics for Computer Sciences people. I'm looking for an
> overview on key topics, working areas, for what problems programs are used,
> what they should do and information about algorithms to solve problems.

In my opinion the best book to start in David Mount's "Bioinformatics",
published by Cold Spring Harbour press.


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