A cautionary note on the use of unsupervised machine learning algorithms to characterise malaria parasite population structure from genetic distance matrices

Author(s): James A Watson, Aimee R Taylor, Elizabeth A Ashley, Arjen Dondorp, Caroline O Buckee, Nicholas J White, Chris C HolmesJournal: PLoS GenetPMID: 33035220 October 2020
Genetic surveillance of malaria parasites supports malaria control programmes, treatment guidelines and elimination strategies. Surveillance studies often pose questions about…