Research Interest: Computational Intelligence for -
1) Computational Neuroscience, Functional Connectivity Study, Autism Spectrum Disorder
2) Gene Expression, Cancer Expression Data, Pathway Analysis

My Research


  • S.Y. Yap and W.H. Chan, 2020. Elastic SCAD SVM Cluster For The Selection of Informative Functional Connectivity in Autism Spectrum Disorder Classification. International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications, Inderscience Publishers. (Under Review)

  • S.Y. Yap and W.H. Chan (2021) ‘Elastic SCAD SVM Cluster for The Selection of Significant Functional Connectivity in Autism Spectrum Disorder Classification’, Academia of Fundamental Computing Research, 1(2), pp. 1–8. Available at:


  • "A Penalized SVM based cluster method for identifying significant region of interests in fMRI data. "
    Ref No: L Y2020006347
    Funding Type: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
    Funding Source: Ministry of Education, Government
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