Data Science Society

Dominik has been elected to the executive board of the GfKl – Data Science Society (http://www.gfkl.org/welcome-2/ ). He will be part of the executive board for the next three years. The Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl) Data Science Society was founded in 1977 to develop research activities related to the classi­fication and ordering of data, to the…

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New publication!

Our paper has been accepted in BioData Mining: Spänig S, Heider D: Encodings and models for antimicrobial peptide classification for multi-resistant pathogens. BioData Mining 2019, 12:7. (Link) Abstract Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are part of the inherent immune system. In fact, they occur in almost all organisms including, e.g., plants, animals, and humans. Remarkably, they show…

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New EU project funded!

Our research project application Die Anwendung von modernen Informationstechnologien in der Neurorehabilitation von Patienten mit erworbener Hirnschädigung (project no. 191) with a total volume of EUR 791,573 has just been granted for the next 3 years. The project was submitted to the european INTERREG V-A call. The lead is done by University of West Bohemia,…

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Talks at ECDA

Marta’s, Sebastian’s and Theo’s abstracts have been accepted at the ECDA 2019 and they will give talks on A novel privacy-preserving software framework for federated machine learning in clinical settings and A comparative study on peptide encodings for biomedical classification and Illuminating interactions in microbial lake ecology using General Learning Chain Ensembles respectively.

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New publication!

Our new article has been accepted in BMC Bioinformatics: Sperlea T, Füser S, Boenigk J, Heider D: SEDE-GPS: socio-economic data enrichment based on GPS information. BMC Bioinformatics 2018, 19(Suppl 15):440. (Link) Abstract Background Microbes are essentail components of all ecosystems because they drive many biochemical processes and act as primary producers. In freshwater ecosystems, the…

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New publication!

Our new article has been accepted in Bioinformatics: Schwarz J and Heider D: GUESS: Projecting Machine Learning Scores to Well-Calibrated Probability Estimates for Clinical Decision Making. Bioinformatics 2018, in press. Abstract Motivation: Clinical decision-support-systems (CDSS) have been applied in numerous fields, ranging from cancer survival towards drug resistance prediction. Nevertheless, CDSS typically have a caveat:…

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Special Issue: Artificial Intelligence Bioinformatics

Angelo Facchiano and Dominik Heider will host a special issue on Artificial Intelligence Bioinformatics: Development and Application of Tools for Omics and Inter-Omics Studies Omics sciences revolutionized research in areas such as biology, biotechnology, medicine, and agri-food sciences. With the novelty of high-throughput techniques, researchers may encounter difficulties to manage and interpret the huge amount…

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ECDA 2019

Dominik is member of the program commitee of the ECDA 2019 in Bayreuth. ECDA solicits contributions to theoretical as well as application-oriented research on topics in the realm of data science, with a specific focus on data analytics. With its motto „Multidisciplinary Facets of Data Science“, ECDA 2019 specifically emphasizes the important interplay of disciplines…

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H2020 project will be funded!

Our EU RIA project application FeatureCloud with a total volume of EUR 4,646,000,00 has just been granted for the next 5 years. The project was submitted to the H2020-SC1-FA-DTS-2018-2020 call “Trusted digital solutions and Cybersecurity in Health and Care”. The lead is done by TU Munich, partners are the Philipps-University of Marburg, Medical University of…

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BBCC 2018

Dominik is member of the program commitee of the BBCC 2018 in Naples. BBCC is an annual conference series started in 2006, as the regional meeting for the bioinformatics community working in Campania, Italy. During the years, many editions were joined with tutorials and courses activities, or international workshops, thus hosting also researchers from other…

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