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Course ID: CECS  660
Effective Date: 07/01/2004
Title: Introduction to Bioinformatics
Career: Graduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: Prerequisite: CECS 302 or CECS 503. Covers the current state of the art programs designed for sequence alignment, database searching, RNA structure prediction, microarray, sequence analysis, gene prediction, repeat detection, and protein folding prediction. A detailed analysis of the algorithms behind each of these will be explored. The algorithmic techniques discussed will include dynamic programming, hidden Markov models, finite state automata, grammars, Karlin-Altschul statistics and Bayesian statistics.


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