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Machine Learning in Chemistry
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Machine Learning in Chemistry

Author(s): Tony Flores

Originally published on Towards AI.

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Machine learning is becoming a significant tool in the field of chemistry, providing new opportunities in various areas such as drug discovery and materials science. Machine learning algorithms, especially neural networks, are effective at identifying complex patterns in chemical data, which can lead to new insights and speed up processes that were previously dependent on traditional, more time-consuming methods. As we examine the impact of machine learning on chemistry, we will look at its uses, and how it not only simplifies regular tasks but also leads to advancements in understanding molecular complexities.

Recently, the combination of machine learning and chemistry has made significant progress. Researchers are using advanced models like CNNs and RNNs for tasks such as creating new drugs, predicting toxicology, and modeling quantitative structure-activity relationships. The pursuit of models that are interpretable and explainable is becoming more important, giving scientists a better understanding of why predictions are made. Additionally, the use of multi-modal data and the development of transfer learning techniques are expanding what can be achieved in predicting material properties and optimizing synthesis planning. These recent trends highlight the growing collaboration between machine learning and chemistry, pushing scientific research into new areas and influencing… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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