[BiO BB] How to write Algorithm
beoneel at bluewin.ch
Tue Sep 25 08:20:50 EDT 2001
Very worthwhile also:
Introduction to Algorithms by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest, et al.
Also, Algorithms on Strings, Trees, and Sequences by Gusfield
jacobs at genehack.org (John S. J. Anderson) wrote:
> Jan-Christoph Westermann <jwester at sgi1.chemie.uni-hamburg.de> writes:
> > > I'm very new to the field of bioinformatics. I wanted to become an
> > > algorithm expert. Can anybody suggest how should I start from
> > > skretch?
> > What should that algorithm do?
> > Try these books:
> > Algorithms in C (O'Reilly)
> IIRC, that's _Mastering Algorithms with C_; there's also a _Mastering
> Algoritms with Perl_.
> > Numerical Recipies in C (Cambridge University Press, available free
> > in the www)
> The canonical "algorithm book" is Knuth's multi-volume _The Art of
> Programming_. If you want to become an "algorithm expert", you should
> acquire these books (currently three of them), read them cover to
> cover, and understand them. This is very non-trivial.
> Good luck,
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