Machine Learning Applied to Bioinformatics and Speech Technology

Campus Joensuu, Campus Kuopio

(the participants can decide on which campus they take the course)

Dates: 14-25 August 2017
Credits: 5 ECTS
Teaching language: English
Level: Doctoral, Master
Max. number of attendees: Not limited

Coordinator: Merja Heinäniemi, merja.heinaniemi(at); Tomi Kinnunen, tkinnu(at); Ville Hautamaki, villeh(at)
Responsible department: Institute of Biomedicine and School of Computing
Learning outcomes: To learn the basics of machine learning and their applications to bioinformatics and speech technology


  • Basics of machine learning (common lectures for two days + practices)
  • Speech technology (common lectures for two days + practices)
  • Bioinformatics (common lectures for two days + practices)

The more detailed contents will be published here later.

Modes of study: Lectures, practices and learning diary

Study materials: material delivered on the course

Assessmet: pass/fail