Recent Developments in Pattern Recognition

With recent advances in technology, it is now known that small differences in strands of DNA among people result in similar characteristics in appearance, learning ability, physical development, and behavior.
When May 07, 2008
from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Where AC-4M06
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Hence, searching a strand of DNA for portions similar to a known strand is an important task in bioinformatics: a problem in pattern recognition. And searching a strand of DNA for given segments is a daunting task for a person – but not for a properly programmed computer! Professors Lou D’Alotto and Lew Lasser of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science will present a classic algorithm in pattern recognition as well as some recent improvements.

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