SVMHC information page


Input formats for sequences

Output formats

Support Vector Machines

The SVM package used for prediction is SVMlight by Thorsten Joachims. The source code is free for scientific use and can be downloaded from

A comprehensive introduction to SVMs is given in An introduction to Support Vector Machines and other kernel-based learning methods by Nello Cristianini and John Shawe-Taylor.

How to cite the prediction service

Prediction of MHC class I binding peptides, using SVMHC. Pierre Dönnes and Arne Elofsson in: BMC Bioinformatics 2002 3: 25

For further information about SVMHC, please contactPierre Dönnes or Arne Elofsson.