So today’s group meeting got a bit heated as Nafiz, Ashley, and Xiao touched on the finer points of how to cross validate. Machine learning people, your comments are welcome.
(New: the paper was recently published in Genome Biology!) Long time readers of this blog (hi mom!) know that I am working with many other people in an effort called CAFA: the Critical Assessment of protein Function Annotation. This is a challenge that many research groups participate in, and its goal is to determine how […]
Found this on Reddit r/machinelearning (In related news, there’s a machine learning subreddit. Wow.) Support Vector Machines (warning: Wikipedia dense article alert in previous link!) are learning models used for classification: which individuals in a population belong where? So… how do SVM and the mysterious “kernel” work? The user curious_thoughts asked for an explanation of […]