Machine learning for bioinformatics and computational biology

Event Start Date 27 Nov 2017 Event End Date 01 Dec 2017 Application status Upcoming This course is organised by the SIB PhD Training Network. Priority is given to their members, but is open to everyone. Overview This course introduces several important machine learning algorithms used in bioinformatics and illustrates them with examples of applications in several fields. Audience Life scientists with basic skills in bioinformatics and statistics. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants are supposed to: understand the statistics components and theory of machine learning algorithms know how to evaluate machine learning parameters be able to select and apply these tools to biological problems Prerequisites Knowledge / competencies: basic mathematical background, knowledge of R and one scripting programming knowledge (Python or Perl for example). Technical: Laptop with…


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