The book “Data and Text Processing for Health and Life Sciences” by Francisco Couto, LASIGE integrated reasearcher and FCUL's Department of Informatics director has just been published by Springer. The PDF and E-Book format are already available. The hardback format will be available on July 23.
This open-access book provides a step-by-step introduction on how shell scripting can help solve many of the data and text processing tasks that Health and Life specialists face every day with minimal software dependencies. The book is particularly relevant to Health and Life specialists or students that want to easily learn how to process data and text, and which in return may facilitate and inspire them to acquire deeper bioinformatics skills in the future.
For more information, please check the book webpage: http://labs.rd.ciencias.ulisboa.pt/book/