Bioinformatics with R Cookbook – Book Review

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I just finished reading Bioinformatics with R Cookbook…so here’s my review -:)

I was excited to read this book, because it’s been a while since I read any R book…but…I gotta admit…this is not my kind of book…as I discovered that obviously I had minus one experience in Bioinformatics…

The book is not short but not long either…340 pages…and it’s full of recipes…

It starts with a basic introduction to R, which should be appreciated by newbies…but for more season developers that just can be skipped out…

The are chapters dedicated to Sequence Analysis, Protein Structure Analysis and even Machine Learning in Bioinformatics…

Of course there’s a lot of new packages that are used for the recipes and well as many interesting graphics…

If you have some knowledge of Bioinformatics…then you should for sure get this book…if you’re not…well…you can buy it anyway…even if you don’t understand anything…it is still a book about R and it’s full of interesting codes…so you might end learning a bunch of new things -;)
The recipes are well explained and the result is always shown…which is good so we can know exactly what to expect…
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