CS 581: detailed syllabus

The course covers Chapters 1-10 from Computational Phylogenetics: An Introduction to Designing Methods for Phylogeny Estimation, and then additional topics based on student interest. Some of the material is learned through reading major papers from the scientific literature.

Topics covered include:

Each year, special topics are included, based on student interest. Material for these topics is generally based on the recent scientific literature, and may include: