CS 482/682 Winter 2020

Time and Loc:

Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00-5:20pm. QNC-2501.


Bin Ma


Lecturer's Office hours: Monday 3-4pm. DC3345.


Korkmaz, Mustafa (mkorkmaz), Office hour: Friday 2:30-3:30pm, DC2310.

Course outline:

Please read a separate outline at the link above, especially for the assignment late policy, collaboration, and other ethical issues.

Important Dates:

  1. Assignment 1. Release Jan. 21. Due Jan. 31.
  2. Assignment 2. Release Jan. 30. Due Feb. 13.
  3. Reading week. Feb. 18-21.
  4. Midterm. Feb. 25. 4-5:30pm, MC 4063.
  5. Assignment 3. Release Feb. 27. Due Mar. 10.
  6. Assignment 4. Release Mar. 12. Due Mar. 26.

Lecture notes:

Note: Efforts will be made to post notes before classes. But there is no guarantee, and there may be last minute changes to the notes before the class.
  1. Introduction
  2. Sequence Alignment
  3. Slightly Modified Models for Sequence Alignment
  4. Score and Significane
  5. Multiple Sequence Alignment