This course introduces regular expressions that can be used to find patterns in textual data, including nucleic acid and protein sequences. It is aimed at colleagues who wish to write their own data analysis scripts and are familiar with Python and/or R and/or the UNIX command line.
Instructor: András Aszódi.
- Introduction to regular expressions.
- Practical examples:
- Python regular expressions
- Regular expressions in R
- How to use the UNIX command grep
Out of scope
This course focuses on regular expressions as a general computational tool. We will not address concrete bioinformatics applications.
Familiarity with Python, R and the UNIX command line is required to profit most from the practical examples.
Number of participants: minimum 5, maximum 10.
Length: The course takes a half day, usually from 09:00 to 13:00.