Ph-CNN specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_27965
Name Ph-CNN
Alternative name Phylogenetic Convolutional Neural Network
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Giuseppe Jurman

Publication for Phylogenetic Convolutional Neural Network

Ph-CNN citation


Phylogenetic convolutional neural networks in metagenomics

BMC Bioinformatics
PMCID: 5850953
PMID: 29536822
DOI: 10.1186/s12859-018-2033-5
call_split See protocol

[…] The Ph-CNN is a novel DL architecture aimed at effectively including the phylogenetic structure of metagenomics data into the learning process. In detail, Ph-CNN takes as input both the OTU abundances tab […]

Ph-CNN institution(s)
Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Trento, Italy; Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, Germany; Centre for Medical Informatics, Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; Department of Mathematics, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
Ph-CNN funding source(s)
Supported by the FBK CI003 institutional funds.

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