Chapter 9. Kernel Methods in Protein Structure Prediction

  1. Yan-Qing Zhang3 and
  2. Jagath C. Rajapakse4
  1. Jayavardhana Gubbi1,
  2. Alistair Shilton1 and
  3. Marimuthu Palaniswami2

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470397428.ch9

Machine Learning in Bioinformatics

Machine Learning in Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Gubbi, J., Shilton, A. and Palaniswami, M. (2008) Kernel Methods in Protein Structure Prediction, in Machine Learning in Bioinformatics (eds Y.-Q. Zhang and J. C. Rajapakse), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470397428.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

  2. 4

    School of Computer Engineering, and The Bioinformatics Research Center, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang, Singapore

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2008

Book Series:

  1. Bioinformatics: Computational Techniques and Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Yi Pan and
  2. Professor Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470116623

Online ISBN: 9780470397428



  • three dimensional protein structure - understanding function and interaction with molecules;
  • kernel methods in protein structure prediction;
  • kernel methods based on SVMs - popular machine learning technique


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Protein Structures

  • Kernel Methods

  • Kernels in Protein Structure Prediction

  • Conclusion

  • References