[Pipet Devel] sorta related school project

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at bc.edu
Wed Mar 3 01:58:01 EST 1999


There is a list of biology computation projects, some with Mathematica code, in
this book:

Richard E. Crandall
Projects in Scientific Computation
Springer-Verlag, N.Y., 1994
Pages 79-92


Rahul Jain wrote:
> Hi guys,
> For a programming class (Visualization in Science and Engineering), I need
> to write a Mathematica module that will essentially be a guided
> exploration to implement a specifc algorithim in Mathematica. I want to do
> something bioinformatics-related, so I was wondering what algorithim lends
> itself to a simple, but non-trivial, exploration. Mathematica can do some
> pretty intense mathematical stuff (That's what it was made for, duh), but
> it's also great at visualization.
> This project is meant to be for students in a variety of science and
> engineering fields, so shouldn't rely on more than high school biology. It
> should be a derivation of the algorithim from first principles for a
> special case and then a generalization. Check out
> http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~comp260/ for some examples of the kind of
> stuff he wants us to write (You need Mathematica to view them).
> Does any body have any ideas as to what algorithim I might use? I haven't
> done much in bioinformatics, so I'll need an explanation of the algorithim
> or a reference to a book or journal article.
> Thanks for the help,
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