PhD Seminar Course on

Machine Learning in Biology

Cagliari, 9-11 September 2009



Instructor: Dr. Dominik Heider
University of Duisburg-Essen
Duration: 3 hours
Schedule: Wednesday 9, h. 15-16
Venue: Meeting Room - DIEE Pad. B
Schedule: Thursday 10, h. 15-16
Venue: Meeting Room - DIEE Pad. B
Schedule: Friday 11, h. 15-16
Venue: Meeting Room - DIEE Pad. B
Topics: In this course several machine learning techniques are presented and discussed. The biological background, the history and the functionality of artificial neural networks, support vector machines and random forests are illustrated. Moreover, the application of such models in recent studies in cancer and HIV research are presented.
Organizer: Giuliano Armano
Dep. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Cagliari, Italy
armano@diee.unica.it: armano@diee.unica.it