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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

CPSC 068. Bioinformatics


(Cross-listed as BIOL 068 )
This course is an introduction to the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology, with a central focus on algorithms and their application to a diverse set of computational problems in molecular biology. Computational themes will include dynamic programming, greedy algorithms, supervised learning and classification, data clustering, trees, graphical models, data management, and structured data representation. Applications will include genetic sequence analysis, pair wise-sequence alignment, phylogenetic trees, motif finding, gene-expression analysis, and protein-structure prediction. No prior biology experience is necessary.
Group 3 course.
Prerequisite: CPSC 035  required.
Natural science and engineering.
Lab work required.
1 credit.
Eligible for COGS
Spring 2018. Mathieson.
Catalog chapter: Computer Science  
Department website: http://www.cs.swarthmore.edu/


Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses