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  Beginning Python for Bioinformatics
Subject:   Re: Gene expression data analysis with Python
Date:   2002-10-23 15:01:56
From:   anonymous2
> This then gives a very flexible environment for
> data analysis. As far as I know, Perl is not
> very suitable for numerics.


Not quite true. Check


http://pdl.perl.org


The bioperl people have not used it much though.


Anyway, not intending to take anything away from the nice Python story, the best IMHO would be easy interoperability between bioperl and biopython (dataformats etc).


Christian Soeller
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Dept. of Physiology
University of Auckland Auckland, New Zealand