Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Young programmer wins UPLB best undergrad paper award

Roven Rommel "Arvie" Fuentes, a young programmer working with the informatics team in IRRI, won the best paper award during the Student-Faculty Research Conference of the Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Cluster of U.P. Los BaƱos.

Arvie's winning paper was on his special topics problem, Suffix tree-based pattern discovery of biological motifs. His advisors were Jaime Samaniego, professor at the UPLB Institute of Computer Science, and Kenneth McNally, senior scientist (computational biology) at IRRI.

The team with which Arvie works is implementing BioHDF5 for storing and querying large-scale data without the need for a relational database.

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