Talk by Jan Holub, Exact and Approximate Pattern Matching in Genomes, on Tuesday November 1, at 6pm, in Sierra 1422.
Bio: Jan Holub is a professor at Faculty of Information Technology in Czech Technical University in Prague. He leads a research group called the Prague Stringology Club and organizes annual conference Prague Stringology Conference. He received his Ph.D. in 2000. He spent some time in University of Marne-la-Vallee, France, McMaster University, Canada, Ecole polytechnique, France, and Aalto University, Finland. Currently he is a Fulbright scholar at Pennsylvania State University, USA. His research interests cover stringology (computer science about algorithms over strings), data compression, and bioinformatics.