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aims of the course

The course is meant as an introduction to the field of Computational Molecular Biology and as an opportunity to get in touch with the very spirit and the methods in Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimization.

The main aims of the course, in order of priority, are:

Motivate the study of Algorithms and Discrete Mathematics techniques with applications in Molecular Biology;
Elucidate the role of algorithms in the current practice and research in Molecular Biology.

Romeo Rizzi 2003-03-20