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Python, R, and Other Open Source Goodies for Science

Posted on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 @ 06:00 AM

Earlier this summer, I drove down to the Southeast Linux Fest in Spartanburg, South Carolina. One of the talks that stood out to me was given by Heather Holl, bioinformaticist and Slackware Linux team member. She talked about the open source tools she uses most in her work in equine genomics. I was especially impressed at how she used standard, open source Linux command-line tools to get her job done.

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Tags: Python, R, open source, genomics tools


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