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Dr. Francine Blanchet-Sadri

Photo of Dr. Francine Blanchet-SadriDr. Francine Blanchet-Sadri (Computer Science) received new funding from the National Security Agency for the project “Repetitions in Strings.” The problem of computing repetitions in sequences or strings of characters from a finite alphabet has important applications in numerous areas of computer science, notably in text compression, pattern matching, and computational biology, the abstract notes. The stimulus for recent works is the study of biological sequences such as DNA and protein that play a central role in molecular biology,

Several students will benefit from this award. They will become involved in different aspects of this project through course projects, directed study and special topics courses, and, more directly, research assistantships.