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Dr Lorraine Ayad
Lecturer - Computer Science


Lorraine Ayad is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, starting in August 2020. She completed her PhD at King's College London in 2019 with a thesis titled Efficient sequence comparison via combining alignment and alignment-free techniques.

Newest selected publications

Ayad, LAK., Chikhi, R. and Pissis, SP. (2023) 'Seedability: optimizing alignment parameters for sensitive sequence comparison'. Bioinformatics Advances, 3 (1). pp. vbad108. ISSN: 2635-0041 Open Access Link

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Ayad, L., Pissis, S. and Loukides, G. (2023) 'Text Indexing for Long Patterns: Anchors are All you Need'. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, 16 (9). pp. 2117 - 2131. ISSN: 2150-8097 Open Access Link

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Ayad, LAK., Dourou, AM., Arhondakis, S. and Pissis, SP. (2021) 'IsoXpressor: A tool to assess transcriptional activity within isochores'. Genome Biology and Evolution, 12 (9). pp. 1573 - 1578. ISSN: 1759-6653

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Ayad, LAK., Badkobeh, G., Fici, G., Héliou, A. and Pissis, SP. (2020) 'Constructing Antidictionaries of Long Texts in Output-Sensitive Space'. Theory of Computing Systems, 65 (5). pp. 777 - 797. ISSN: 1432-4350 Open Access Link

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Ayad, LAK., Charalampopoulos, P., Charalampopoulos, P. and Pissis, SP. (2020) 'SMART: SuperMaximal approximate repeats tool'. Bioinformatics, 36 (8). pp. 2589 - 2591. ISSN: 1367-4803

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