[R-sig-hpc] svm for Bioinformatics

Bernd Bischl bernd_bischl at gmx.net
Fri Jun 15 10:41:17 CEST 2012

Hi Luis,

could you state a bit more specifically what your questiona regarding SVM 
performance are?

Also, because you mention bioinformatics apüplications, I assume you work in a 
setting where p >> n, and n is often quite small, is that essentially correct?


On 13.06.2012 12:45, Luis Cebamanos wrote:
 > Hi all,
 > I am studying the svm function (included in e1071 package) for bioinformatics in
 > order to improve its performance. From an R users survey, it was mention as one
 > of the functions to improve the performance in bioinformatics.
 > After profiling the application, we have not found difficulties running large
 > datasets and I was wandering if someone often uses svm and could give us some
 > information about its performance.
 > Best regards,
 > Luis

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