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Malkevitch, Joseph
Math today: Mathematics and the human genome. Pt. 2.
Consortium, No. 76, 89 (2000).
2000
COMAP (Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications), Bedford, MA
EN
M60
Part 2 of this article on the mathematics of the human genome discusses the question of how far apart two given DNA sequences are. Three different approaches to compute the distance between two sequences of different lenth (trace, alignment, listing) are discussed.