Broken Telephone Tree
You are the director of a secret police agency, pitted against an imaginary organization using the nefarious tactic of a phone tree. You decide how much information to share with other secret police agencies in reconstructing the structure of the network...
Message analysis from a telephone tree with noise (in the form of edit-distance paths between dictionary words).
Equivalent to certain problems in molecular evolution & phylogenetic reconstruction.
Some more links:
BioE131/231: If you have done the following labs, then you have the tools to solve this problem (and obtain extra credit):
And if you have done the following homeworks, then you have built your own versions of the tools you need to solve this problem:
- 26 Nov 2008
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