CMSC423, Bioinformatic Algorithms, Databases and Tools (Fall 2015)

CMSC423, Bioinformatic Algorithms, Databases and Tools (Fall 2015)

Course Information

Logistics and syllabus

Check the logistics page to find more information on how the class will work and the official syllabus detailing class policies and other details.

Calendar

This calendar will be updated through the semester as needed. See below to understand lecture status code.

DateTitleClass PrepWork Due
9/1
9/3
9/8
    Algorithmic Warmup: Probabilities of patterns in strings
9/10
    Algorithmic Warmup: Skew Detection
9/15
9/17
9/21
    NOT A LECTURE
9/22
    Randomized Algorithms: Motif Finding (1)
9/24
    Randomized Algorithms: Motif Finding (2)
9/29
    Randomized Algorithms Concluded (Gibbs Sampling)
10/1
10/5
    NOT A LECTURE
10/6
10/8
    Midterm I
10/13
10/15
10/20
10/22
10/27
10/29
    Dynamic Programming (3): Implementing dynamic programming alignment algorithms
  • Affine Gap Penalties
11/2
    THIS IS NOT A LECTURE DAY
11/3
11/5
    Recap and review Unit II
11/10
    Midterm II
11/12
    Exact string matching: z-algorithm and KMP
11/17
11/19
11/24
11/26
    No lecture (Thanksgiving)
12/1
12/3
12/8
    Recap and review Unit III
12/10
    Computational Biology and Bioinformatics after CMSC 423
12/11
    THIS IS NOT A LECTURE DAY
12/18
    Final Exam (1:30-3:30pm)
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