Master's Programme in Computer Science is responsible for the course.
The course belongs to Discrete Algorithms module.
The course is available to students from other degree programmes, especially from the Life Science informatics / Algorithmic Bioinformatics study track.
Knowledge of algorithms and some computational biology will be assumed.
Courses/seminars in either algorithms or biology-related topics
An ability to give scientific and technical presentations. An ability to peer-review and provide feedback on written work and on oral presentations. Improved scientific writing skills on computational biology. In-depth theoretical understanding of an advanced topic in algorithms for computational biology.
After the course CSM12101 Design and Analysis of Algorithms.
This seminar course will survey recent algorithmic topics from computational biology/bioinformatics.
Recent papers from computational biology literature including conferences and journals.
Wing-Kin Sung, Algorithms in Bioinformatics: A Practical Introduction, CRC Press
Textbook website: www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~ksung/algo_in_bioinfo/
Grading (at scale 1-5) is based on an overall assessment of both oral and written work, as well as participation.
The course is primarily available as a 5-ECTS seminar consisting of a seminar presentation, written work, and peer review. Active participation in the seminar meetings is expected.