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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Week 1: Introduction to Clustering Algorithms

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Which Yeast Genes are Responsible for Wine Making? 6m
Gene Expression Matrices 6m
Clustering as an Optimization Problem 10m
The Lloyd Algorithm for k-Means Clustering 5m
2 readings
Course Details10m
Week 1 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Week 2: Advanced Clustering Techniques

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
5 videos
From Coin Flipping to k-Means Clustering 4m
Expectation Maximization 7m
Soft k-Means Clustering 3m
Hierarchical Clustering 7m
1 reading
Week 2 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz15m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Week 3: Introductory Algorithms in Population Genetics

1 hour to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Statement on This Week's Material10m
How Have Humans Populated the Earth?10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz30m

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