Instructor: Anselm Blumer (ablumer at cs dot tufts dot edu)
Meets: Mondays 5:30-6:45 PM and Wednesdays 6:15-7:30 in Halligan 102
Note: On Monday, 7 November we will meet at 6 PM in Room 136 of the Sci-Tech Center
Text: Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences by Dan Gusfield, 1997, Cambridge University Press.
Brief description: This is a course for students who would like a more in-depth look at the algorithms used to analyze genomic sequences. Topics will be selected from string matching, multiple alignments, suffix trees, Hidden Markov Models, evolutionary trees, etc.
Prerequisites: COMP 160 or equivalent algorithms course
COMP 150-BIO or a willingness to learn enough about genomic sequences to understand the motivation for the algorithms discussed
Mailing list: All those officially registered for the class are automatically on the class mailing list. Others who wish to be included on the mailing list should contact the instructor via email.
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