Is there any research which study application of AI into chemistry which can predict the output of certain chemical reactions.

So for example, you train the AI about current compounds, substances, structures and their products and chemical reactions from the existing dataset (basically what produce what). Then you give the task to find how to create a gold or silver from group of available substances. Then the algorithm will find the chemical reactions (successfully predicting new one which weren't in the dataset) and gives the results. Maybe the gold is not a good example, but the practical scenario would be creation of drugs which are cheaper to create by using much more simpler processes or synthesizing some substances for the first time for drug industries.

Was there any successful research attempting to achieve that using deep learning algorithms?


Yes, many people have worked on this sort of thing, due to its obvious industrial applications (most of the ones I'm familiar with are in the pharmaceutical industry). Here's a paper from 2013 that claims good results; following the trail of papers that cited it will likely give you more recent work.

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Yes, there were successful attempts at predicting the interaction between molecules and biological proteins which have been used to identify potential treatments by using convolutional neural networks.

For example in 2015, the first deep learning neural network has been created for structure-based drug design which trains 3-dimensional representation of chemical interactions which works similar to how image recognition works (composing smaller features into larger, complex structures).wiki

Study: AtomNet: A Deep Convolutional Neural Network for Bioactivity Prediction in Structure-based Drug Discovery

Another approach is to use evolutionary artificial neural networks which can achieve great optimization results.

Further more, the paper from 2015 demonstrated heurisic chemical reaction optimization (CRO) which is inspired by the natural of chemical reactions (e.g. transforming the unstable substances to the stable onces). Simulation results shows that CRO outperforms many evolutionary algorithms by population-based metaheuristics mimicking the transition of molecules and their interactions in a chemical reaction.

Sample pseudocode algorithm for predicting synthesis given ω1, ω2 (from the above paper):

 1: for all Matrices and vectors m in ω′ do
 2:     for all Elements e in m do
 3:         Generate a real r between 0 and 1
 4:         if r > 0.5 then
 5:             e =counterpart in m1
 6:         else
 7:             e =counterpart in m2
 8:         end if
 9:     end for
10: end for

which is used to generate a new solution ω′ based on two given solutions ω1 and ω2.

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