Presents up-to-date computer methods for analysing DNA, RNA and protein sequences.
The book is amply illustrated with biological applications and examples."
"...successfully integrates numerous probabilistic models with computational algorithms to solve molecular biology problems of sequence alignment...an excellent textbook selection for a course on bioinformatics and a very useful consultation book for a mathematician, statistician, or biometrician working in sequence alignment."
--Bulletin of Mathematical Biology
"This is one of the more rewarding books I have read within this fieldoMy overall evaluation is that this book is very good and a must read for active participants in the field. In addition, it could be particularly useful for molecular biologists"
--Theoretical Population Biology