About this Research Topic
Despite the recent success of machine learning and deep learning in many applications, such as image and speech recognition and natural language processing, other applications from biology and healthcare pose many significantly different challenges to state-of-the-art machine learning methods. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- data heterogeneity and noisiness
- missing values
- multi-rate multi-resolution data nature
- complexity of the underlying physiology
- need for interpretable results
- big and small data
- privacy issues
Therefore, biology and health present some of the most challenging and under-investigated domains of machine learning research to date.
This Research Topic aims to highlight recent efforts to utilize machine learning for modeling biological systems, to address problems across disciplines and to transmit multi-disciplinary ways of thinking. We very much welcome submissions both from machine learning and life science experts, working on developing novel physics-based computational models and methods tailored towards solving complex biological and medical questions by applying machine learning framework.
Keywords: knowledge discovery, explainable models, computational biology and healthcare, physics-based computational models
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