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Ted Schomay

Ted Schomay - Graduate Student Research Assistant

WEB Lab 3720
phone (801) 585-1874
fax (801) 585-6513
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advisor Dr. Orly Alter


BA in Physics (summa cum laude) and Mathematics, Univ. of Colorado, 2012

Current Responsibilities

I am working on a generalization of the singular value decomposition that will allow for comparing and contrasting large-scale datasets arranged in multiple high-order tensors with correspondance between all axes except one. An example of such a dataset collection is gene-expression, DNA copy number, and nucleosome measurements, each collected at matching time points, for multiple cell-types and growth conditions. This example would comprise three, fourth order tensors. Once this mathematical framework is developed, I will apply it to a biological dataset.

Research Interests

  • Computational Systems Biology
  • Biological Signal Processing