Comp602 Bioinformatics Algorithms

Professor Michael Werner - Wentworth Institute of Technology


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Syllabus Spring 2011

Lab Exercises - Spring 2011



Required Text
An Introduction to Bioinformatics Algorithms
by Neil C. Jones, Pavel A. Pevzner

ISBN-10: 0-262-10106-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-262-10106-6

Text Home Page :


1.      Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms, 2/E, Anany V. Levitin

2.      Introduction to Computational Genomics: A Case Studies Approach (Paperback) by Nello Cristianini (Author), Matthew W. Hahn (Author), Cambridge University Press, 2006. Hardback and Paperback (ISBN-13: 9780521856034 | ISBN-10: 0521856035)Web site:

Source Data

Chromosome 4 of the drosophila

Wentworth's Academic Conduct and Honesty Policy

Class Notes

Here are some interesting web sites on bio algorithms:

Cell Biology Animations from John Kyrk

aDNAn Derti ar Roth Lab

Analyzing  Data Including Microarray Reads

M Werner's Slides on DNA Microarrays

Ron Shamir's class notes Analysis of Gene Expression and Gene Networks

Statistical Data Mining Tutorials - by Andrew Moore


K-means and Hierarchical Clustering

k-means applet

A Tutorial on Clustering Algorithms

Decision Trees and Classification

AIxploratorium Decision Tree Applet

Werner's short tutorial

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Suffix Trees

Applet and explanation