"I think one of the takeaways here is that often with a fraction of the data you get very good results, IF you perform data reduction in a proper way. I am not sure that the concept of exactness is all that meaningful here anyway, since we are…"
"I guess I reply with a question: what do you consider bioinformatics? Classical Bioinformatics still probably uses a top algorithms things such as BLAST, FASTA etc. if you expand the definition like you seemed to have done, then the picture changes."
PhD in Computer Science, M.A. in Applied Mathematics. Currently Principal Program Manager for XBox Live at Microsoft. Previous stints include Principal Data Scientist at Zynga, Director of Research Informatics at XDx. Also worked at SDRC, HP Laboratories and Celera Genomics. Expertise in geometric modeling, data visualization, data mining and machine learning.