Dept. of CS Colloquium From DNA to Jay-Z 2/10

January 29, 2010 at 4:18 pm (lecture) ()

D E P A R T M E N T   O F   C O M P U T E R   S C I E N C E
C O L L O Q U I U M

Topic: From DNA to Jay-Z: How Ideas from Bioinformatics Can Automate Finding Rhymes in Rap Music

Presented By: D. Brown, Associate Professor
From: Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Biography: Dan Brown is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, where he has been since 2001.  From 2000 to 2001, he worked on the human and mouse genome projects at the Whitehead/MIT Center for Genome Research.  His interests are in algorithms for understanding the information in discrete sequences, particularly identifying patterns in DNA and protein sequences.

Sponsored By: G. Tzanetakis, Assistant Professor
From: Department of Computer Science

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Engineering and Computer Science Building (ECS), Room 660

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