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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Week 1: Introduction to Read Mapping

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Why Do We Map Reads? 7m
Using the Trie 10m
From a Trie to a Suffix Tree 11m
2 readings
Course Details10m
Week 1 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
How Do We Find Disease-Causing Mutations? (Week 1)15m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Week 2: The Burrows-Wheeler Transform

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 21 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Inverting Burrows-Wheeler 13m
Using Burrows-Wheeler for Pattern Matching 2m
1 reading
Week 2 FAQs (Optional)
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week 3: Speeding Up Burrows-Wheeler Read Mapping

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Setting Up Checkpoints 8m
Inexact Matching 6m
Further Applications of Read Mapping 2m
1 reading
Week 3 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
How Do We Find Disease-Causing Mutations? (Weeks 2-3)20m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Week 4: Introduction to Hidden Markov Models

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min)
5 videos
Gambling with Yakuza 12m
From a Crooked Casino to a Hidden Markov Model 9m
The Decoding Problem 5m
The Viterbi Algorithm 7m

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