Photograph of Dr Jaqueline Wendy Daykin.Dr Jaqueline Wendy Daykin

Lecturer in Computer Science


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Member of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (CMath MIMA)

Member of the Program Committee for PATTERNS (International Conferences on Pervasive Patterns and Applications)

Member of the StringMasters Scientific Committee

Member of the Graph Theory & Applications  Group (GTA)

Member of the Centre for Combinatorics on Words & Applications (CCWA)

Member of the Women's Engineering Society

Member of UCU (University and College Union)

Chartered Scientist, Science Council (CSci)


Jackie Daykin attended the following workshops at King's College London 6-9 February 2018

LSD & LAW - London Stringology Days & London Algorithmic Workshop


AlgoUK - A Network for Algorithms and Complexity in the UK

Accepted for publication in 2017:

J. W. Daykin, F. Franek, J. Holub, A. S. M. S. Islam, and W. F. Smyth, Reconstructing a String from its Lyndon Arrays. To appear: Theoretical Computer Science.

J.W. Daykin, R. Groult, Y. Guesnet, T. Lecroq, A. Lefebvre, M. Leonard and E. Prieur-Gaston, A survey of string orderings and their application to the Burrows-Wheeler transform. To appear: Theoretical Computer Science.


D. Chuckravanen, J.W. Daykin, K. Hunsdale and A. Seeam, Temporal Patterns: Smart-type Reasoning and Applications. In Proc: The Ninth International Conferences on Pervasive Patterns and Applications (PATTERNS), 2017, pp 88-92.

This paper also obtained a Best Paper award.

Jacqueline W. Daykin & W. F. Smyth, Analyzing strings with ordered Lyndon-like structures, Formal Aspects of Computing (Essays dedicated to Derrick Kourie on the occasion of his 65th birthday), Shaker Verlag, Stefan Gruner & Bruce Watson (eds.) (2013) Chapter 5, 95-110.

Pavlos Antoniou, Jackie W. Daykin, Costas S. Iliopoulos, Derrick Kourie, Laurent Mouchard and Solon P. Pissis, Mapping uniquely occurring short sequences derived from high throughput technologies to a reference genome, In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (ITAB 2009), 2009. IEEE Xplore.

J. W. Daykin, C. S. Iliopoulos and W. F. Smyth, Parallel algorithms for factorizing strings over an ordered alphabet, European Association for Theoretical Computer Science 45 (1991) 309-310.

D. E. Daykin and J. W. Daykin, Order preserving maps and linear extensions of a finite poset, SIAM Journal on Algebraic and Discrete Methods 6 (1985) 738-748.


Jackie is a graduate of Reading and Warwick Universities, UK. She is currently an Associate of TIBS, Laboratoire D'Informatique, Traitement De L'Information et des Systemes, Universite de Rouen, France; a Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Department of Informatics, King's College London; and an Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway University of London.