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BMC Bioinformatics

Volume 11 Supplement 8

Proceedings of the Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Workshop on Machine Learning in Computational Biology (MLCB)

Proceedings

Edited by Yanjun Qi and Gal Chechik

Machine Learning in Computational Biology (MLCB) 2009.

Whistler, Canada10-11 December 2009

  1. Content type: Research

    We consider the problem of identifying motifs, recurring or conserved patterns, in the biological sequence data sets. To solve this task, we present a new deterministic algorithm for finding patterns that are ...

    Authors: Pavel P Kuksa and Vladimir Pavlovic

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 8):S1

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    The recent explosion of experimental techniques in single molecule biophysics has generated a variety of novel time series data requiring equally novel computational tools for analysis and inference. This arti...

    Authors: Jonathan E Bronson, Jake M Hofman, Jingyi Fei, Ruben L Gonzalez Jr. and Chris H Wiggins

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 8):S2

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    This paper demonstrates how a Neural Grammar Network learns to classify and score molecules for a variety of tasks in chemistry and toxicology. In addition to a more detailed analysis on datasets previously st...

    Authors: Eddie YT Ma, Christopher JF Cameron and Stefan C Kremer

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 8):S4

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  4. Content type: Research

    The lack of sufficient training data is the limiting factor for many Machine Learning applications in Computational Biology. If data is available for several different but related problem domains, Multitask Le...

    Authors: Christian Widmer, Nora C Toussaint, Yasemin Altun and Gunnar Rätsch

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 8):S5

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  5. Content type: Research

    Determination of protein subcellular localization plays an important role in understanding protein function. Knowledge of the subcellular localization is also essential for genome annotation and drug discovery...

    Authors: Cornelia Caragea, Doina Caragea, Adrian Silvescu and Vasant Honavar

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 8):S6

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  6. Content type: Research

    String kernels are commonly used for the classification of biological sequences, nucleotide as well as amino acid sequences. Although string kernels are already very powerful, when it comes to amino acids they...

    Authors: Nora C Toussaint, Christian Widmer, Oliver Kohlbacher and Gunnar Rätsch

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 8):S7

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  7. Content type: Research

    We present an infinite mixture-of-experts model to find an unknown number of sub-groups within a given patient cohort based on survival analysis. The effect of patient features on survival is modeled using the...

    Authors: Sudhir Raman, Thomas J Fuchs, Peter J Wild, Edgar Dahl, Joachim M Buhmann and Volker Roth

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 8):S8

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