Integr Comp Biol 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California, 3740 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA.
The goal of this vision paper is to investigate the possible role that advanced machine learning techniques, especially deep learning, could play in the reintegration of various biological disciplines. To achieve this goal, a series of operational, but admittedly very simplistic, conceptualizations have been introduced: Life has been taken as a multidimensional phenomenon that inhabits three physical dimensions (time, space, and scale) and biological research as establishing connection between different points in the domain of life. Each of these points hence denotes a position in time, space, and scale at which a life phenomenon of interest takes place. Read More