ARCHIVES Dezember 2021

New project is funded!

Our project Deep Legion: Detection of virulence factor protein domains in Legionella using deep autoencoders has just been granted by the BMBF (031L0288A). The partner in the project is the University of Giessen. Abstract Legionella pneumophila is a Gram-negative bacterium and an important intracellular pathogen. It causes Legionnaires‘ disease, a specific form of pneumonia in…


New publication!

Our new article has been accepted in BioData Mining: Beinecke J, Heider D: Gaussian noise up-sampling is better suited than SMOTE and ADASYN for clinical decision making. BioData Mining 2021, 14:49. (Link) Abstract Clinical data sets have very special properties and suffer from many caveats in machine learning. They typically show a high-class imbalance, have…