Neural Networks for Biologists

Dr J B Evans 92 sabjbe at
Tue Nov 23 10:47:26 EST 1993

Artificial Neural Networks in Biology

The School of Pure & Applied Biology, University of Wales, Cardiff 
will be hosting a two-day Neural Networks in Biology workshop on 
the 21-22 December 1993.
It is open to all biologists, and no prior knowledge of neural 
networks will be assumed. Presentations, example applications 
from Ecology, Microbiology, Taxonomy and Biotechnology, and 
hands-on case studies will be used to provide practical training in 
neural network use. 
Comprehensive course notes and software will be provided.  

Provisional Programme
Monday 20 December 1993
10.30 onward	Coffee and registration
11.30 Q 12.00 	Introduction to the workshop
12.00 Q 13.00	Introduction to neural networks
13.00 Q 14.00 	Lunch
14.00 Q 15.30	Hands-on session with trained neural nets
15.10 Q 16.15	Tea. Question-and-answer session
16.15 Q 19.00	Case studies for neural networks in biology
			Presentation of the software packages to be used
			Outline of project
20.00		Dinner

Tuesday 21 December 1993
09.00 Q 09.15	Introduction to the project
09.15 Q 12.00	Project. Coffee
12.00 Q 13.00	Presentation of the project results
13.00 Q 14.00 	Lunch
14.00 Q 15.00	Round table discussion and closing session
15.00 onward	Depart	

Course fee: #100.00 + VAT Q to include course notes, disk with 
examples of neural nets, and all tea, coffee, lunches and dinner.

For further information and registration form contact Dr Lynne 
Boddy/Dr Barbara Evans, School of Pure & Applied Biology, 
University of Wales Cardiff, PO Box 915, Cardiff CF1 3TL, UK (Tel: 
0222 874000 extn. 5743; fax: 0222 874305) or Dr Mark Collins 
Mole Solutions, 17 Peckham Close, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2SL, UK  
(Tel: 0222 565911; fax: 0222 576508).

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