Biomedical Data Mining Using RBF Neural Networks

Biomedical Data Mining Using RBF Neural Networks

Feng Chu (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and Lipo Wang (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-951-9.ch100
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Abstract

Accurate diagnosis of cancers is of great importance for doctors to choose a proper treatment. Furthermore, it also plays a key role in the searching for the pathology of cancers and drug discovery. Recently, this problem attracts great attention in the context of microarray technology. Here, we apply radial basis function (RBF) neural networks to this pattern recognition problem. Our experimental results in some well-known microarray data sets indicate that our method can obtain very high accuracy with a small number of genes.

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