World and internet is full of textual information. We search for information using textual queries, we read websites, books, e-mails. All those are strings from the point of view of computer science. To make sense of all that information and make search efficient, search engines use many string algorithms. Moreover, the emerging field of personalized medicine uses many search algorithms to find disease-causing mutations in the human genome. In this online course you will learn key pattern matching concepts: tries, suffix trees, suffix arrays and even the Burrows-Wheeler transform.
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The professor explained clearly as usual. The first 3 weeks is not too hard but final week took me really long time to understand.
It would be nice if you could deliver the problem's solutions after the course ended. I ran out of ideas for the BetterBWMatching problem and i couldn't overcome the time issues.
Initially the accent was a little bit hard to understand, but after few minutes everything become crystal clear. Extremely useful course content.
The course is well designed, concepts are clearly elaborated and taught in depth. Personally, it was a challenging course to complete.
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