The curriculum is defined by the lectures and exercises. See the lecture plan page for details on chapters relevant for each lecture.
The main book for the course is:
Xiong, J. Essential Bioinformatics Cambridge University Press, 2006 ISBN: 9780521840989 (). Approx NOK500.
We recommend the following book as support text:
Ingvar Eidhammer, Inge Jonassen, William R. Tylor (2003) Protein Bioinformatics. John Wiley & Sons (appr. NOK 700,-) (Publisher Info). ISBN: 0-470-84839-1.
This book's chapter on dynamic programming can be very useful and complementary reading to the lectures notes.