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CPSC 266 A - Data in Biology & Agriculture

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course focuses on the use of computing and data analysis to solve problems in biology and agriculture and includes an overview of computer methods and limitations of current computer, network and storage hardware for big data sets. The nature, use and future potential of different types of computer hardware and software in biology and agriculture (e.g. mobile applications, high performance computing, wireless networking) will be discussed. Examples of computing-related and computing-limited problems in biology and agriculture, such as image analysis, remote sensing and genetic analysis will be used as case studies. The potential of computing to improve the food system, medicine and other applications will be presented.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 0

Term(s): Spring

Option 2

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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