GEM: A Pattern Recognition Approach to Functional Genomics
Dr. Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood is a Research Staff Member at IBM Almaden Research Center leading a project on Federated Mining and Information Integration for Life Sciences. Prior to working at IBM, Dr. Syeda-Mahmood led the image indexing research program at Xerox Research. Dr. Syeda-Mahmood got her Ph.D in Computer Science from the AI Lab at MIT. She is a well-known researcher in pattern recognition, multimedia and signal processing. She has chaired several international workshops on Content-based Retrieval and has edited special issues of journals. Dr. Syeda-Mahmood has published over 50 refereed publications and over 35 patents. Her current research interests are in the design and application of pattern recognition techniques to Life Science data sets including gene expression data, and medical images.