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:

Essential Bioinformatics

Xiong, J. Essential Bioinformatics Cambridge University Press, 2006 ISBN: 9780521840989 ([1]). Approx NOK500.

We recommend the following book as support text:

Eidhammer, Jonassen and Taylor

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.