Kay C. Wiese

Associate Professor, School of Computing Science

Contact:

Tel:
 778.782.7436
Email:
wiese@cs.sfu.ca
Fax:
778.782.8116  
Office:
Galleria 4, SUR 4174

Teaching interests

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Intelligence
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Artificial Intelligence

Education


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Regina, Canada, 1999
B.Sc., Department of Computer of Science Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany, 1995
B.Sc., Department of Computer of Science Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany, 1991
B.Math, Department of Mathematics, Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany 1991
Certificate in Bioinformatics, Canadian Genetic Diseases Network, Canada, 2001

Research interests

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning

Recently taught courses

  • CMPT 711 Bioinformatics Algorithms
  • CMPT 441 Computational Biology
  • CMPT 310 Artificial Intelligence
  • MACM 101 Discrete Mathematics

Selected recent publications

  • Tsang, Herbert, and Wiese, Kay C. (2015), “A Permutation Based Simulated Annealing Algorithm to Predict Pseudoknotted RNA Secondary Structures”, International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications, Vol. 11(4), in print.
  • Tsang, Herbert and Wiese, Kay C. (2015). “A Study of Different Annealing Schedules in SARNA-Predict – A Permutation Based SA-Algorithm for RNA Folding”, International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics, Vol. 8(2), in print.
  • Tsang, Herbert and Wiese, Kay C. (2010). “SARNA-Predict - RNA Secondary Structure Prediction Using Permutation-based Simulated Annealing”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 7 (4), October 2010, pp. 727-740, (ISI Impact Factor: 1.842 (5 year, 2013)).
  •  Scott F. Smith and Wiese, Kay C. (2008), “Integrating Thermodynamic and Observed-Frequency Data for Non-coding RNA Gene Search”, Springer Transactions on Computational Systems Biology, Vol. 10, pp. 124-142.
  • Tsang, Herbert and Wiese, Kay C. (2008). “SARNA-Predict - RNA Secondary Structure Prediction Using Permutation-based Simulated Annealing”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, published on-line September 2008, (ISI Impact Factor: 1.803 (2007)). Print publication Vol. 7 (4), October 2010, pp. 727-740.
  • Wiese, Kay C., Deschênes, Alain, and Hendriks, Andrew (2008). “RnaPredict - An Evolutionary Algorithm for RNA Secondary Structure Prediction”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 5(1), pp. 25-41, (ISI Impact Factor: 1.803 (2007), Featured Article of Vol. 5 (1)).
  • Wiese, Kay C. and Hendriks, Andrew (2006). “Comparison of P-RnaPredict and Mfold – Algorithms for RNA Secondary Structure Prediction”, Bioinformatics Vol. 22 (8), pp. 934-942 (Acceptance Rate: ~20%, ISI Impact Factor: 5.742 (2004), 6.019 (2005)).
  • Wiese, Kay C., Glen, Edward. and Vasudevan, Anna (2005). "jViz.Rna - A Java Tool for RNA Secondary Structure Visualization", IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, Vol. 4(3), pp. 212-218, (Acceptance Rate: ~29%, ISI Impact Factor: 1.392 (2005)).

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