03-511/711, 15-495/856 Course Notes - Sept 2, 2010


Pairwise alignment continued

Alignment algorithms

The dynamic programs for sequence alignment compute a matrix a[i,j], which gives the scores of the optimal alignments of all prefixes. These algorithms have four components:

The details of each of these steps are what differentiate global, semi-global and local alignment.

Local Alignment


Note that :



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