Horenko, I. (2009) On metastable conformational analysis of nonequilibrium biomolecular time series. MMS . (Submitted)

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Abstract
We present a {recently} developed clustering method and specify it for the problem of identification of metastable conformations in {nonequilibrium} biomolecular time series. The approach is based on variational minimization of some novel regularized clustering functional. In context of conformational analysis, it allows to combine {the features of} standard \emph{geometrical clustering techniques} (like the KMeans algorithm), \emph{dimension reduction methods} (like principle component analysis (PCA)) and \emph{dynamical machine learning approaches} like Hidden Markov Models (HMMs). In contrast to the HMMbased approaches, no a priori assumptions about Markovianity of the underlying process and regarding probability distribution of the observed data are needed. The application of the computational framework is exemplified by means of conformational analysis of some pentapeptide torsion angle time series from a molecular dynamics simulation. Comparison of different versions of the presented algorithm is performed wrt. the \emph{metastability} and \emph{geometrical resolution} of the resulting conformations.
Item Type:  Article 

Subjects:  Mathematical and Computer Sciences > Mathematics 
Divisions:  Department of Mathematics and Computer Science > Institute of Mathematics 
ID Code:  150 
Deposited By:  INVALID USER 
Deposited On:  24 Jun 2009 08:36 
Last Modified:  03 Mar 2017 14:40 
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