3.8 Further Reading

For more information on the Perl programming language, consider these books:

Christiansen, Tom and Nathan Torkington, Perl Cookbook (O'Reilly & Associates).
Schwartz, Randal L. and Tom Phoenix, Learning Perl (O'Reilly).
Tisdall, James, Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics (O'Reilly).
Wall, Larry, Tom Christiansen, and Jon Orwant, Programming Perl (O'Reilly).

The following texts are indispensable resources for information on sequence alignment and algorithms in general:

Cormen, Thomas H. et al., Introduction to Algorithms (MIT Press).
Gusfield, Dan, Algorithms on Strings, Trees, and Sequences: Computer Science and Computational Biology (Cambridge University Press).