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Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Informatics

pp 2067-2067


Unsupervised Learning

Identifies new, so far undetected, shared pattern(s) of sequences in macromolecules and determines the positive and negative representatives of the pattern(s). The information permits correlations between structure and function in languages as well as in proteins without direct human intervention in the details. supervised learning, support vector machine; Wallis G, Baddeley R 1997 Neural Comput 9:883; Hatzivassiloglou V et al 2001 Bioinformatics 17 Suppl 1:S97; Solan Z et al 2005 Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 102:11629.

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