[Nov 24th 2021] LabMeeting: Siamese neural networks for the alignment of Coronavirus protein sequences

Filippo Costanti (University of Siena) When: Nov 24th, 2021 – 11:45 – 12:30 AM Where: Google meet link Description Recent research studies have highlighted that individuals not exposed to SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2) have pre-existing immune system reactivity, due to contact with human coronaviruses that cause the common cold. Therefore, a more in-depth comparative study […]

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[Nov 24th 2021] LabMeeting: Trucks as sensors: classification and mapping of abandoned waste by Deep Learning and embedded mobile computing

Barbara Toniella Corradini (University of Siena) When: Nov 24th, 2021 – 11:00 – 11:45 AM Where: Google meet link Description Nowadays, all the activities relating to the collection and management of waste play a fundamental role in improving living conditions of citizens. Nonetheless, there are obstacles which make it difficult to set up an effective […]

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[Nov 22nd 2021] LabMeeting: NEWRON: A New Generalization of the Artificial Neuron to Enhance the Interpretability of Neural Networks

Maria Sofia Bucarelli (University of Rome) When: Nov 22nd, 2021 – 11:00 – 11:45 AM Where: Google meet link Description In this work, we formulate Newron: a generalization of the McCulloch&Pitts neuron structure. This new framework aims to explore additional desirable properties of artificial neurons. We show that some specializations of Newron allow the network […]

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[Nov 10th 2021] LabMeeting: Copy Number Variants Detection from Whole Exome Sequencing Data Using Machine Learning Techniques

Elia Giuseppe Ceroni (University of Siena) When: Nov 1oth, 2021 – 11:00 – 11:45 AM Where: Google meet link Description In recent years, a number of Copy Number Variants detection tools using Whole Exome Sequencing data has become available, whilst there‚Äôs still no guidance on the usage of these tools in clinical settings since their […]

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First Place at Rare Disease Hackaton

A team of PhD Students, postdoc researchers and young contract teachers of the Bioinformatics group (coordinated by Professors Monica Bianchini and Franco Scarselli) of the SAILab, won the 5th edition of Rare Disease Hackaton, part of the Forum Sistema Salute di Firenze. The team proposed a project named EMMA, Emotional Multi Modal Assistant, that uses […]

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[Nov 3rd 2021] LabMeeting:Weighted matrix means for computing the barycenter of multiplex similarity networks

Federica Baccini (University of Siena) When: Nov 3rd, 2021 – 11:00 – 11:45 AM Where: Google meet link Description In this talk, a linear algebra based set up for computing the barycenter of multiplex similarity networks will be discussed. Multiplex networks are mathematical objects that allow to describe multiple types of relations among a fixed […]

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