Category Archives: Algorithms

Central Pattern Generators to Synthesize Birdsongs

Songbirds are among the most interesting creatures of nature. Out of 10,000 bird species, around 4,000 are songbirds. They sing for reasons such as territorial ownership and mating. The young birds learn their songs by listening to a tutor. This … Continue reading

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Needleman-Wunsch pairwise DNA sequence alignment RESTful Web Service

Here is a RESTful web service that provides global DNA sequence alignment implementation as a service. See my post on the algorithm itself. Download .war archive with java source code if you would like to install it yourself. The service … Continue reading

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Needleman-Wunsch algorithm for DNA sequence alignment (2 sequences)

Update (May 26th 2014): See the RESTful web service implementation of this algorithm here Given two DNA sequences, you are asked to align these two sequences where for each non-matching nucleotide pair you will be penalized by 1 point and … Continue reading

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