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By Russ B. Altman, A. Keith Dunker, Lawrence Hunter, Kevin Lauderdale, T. E. D. Klein, Russ Altman, Teri E. Klein

Graduate scholars, teachers and industrialists in bioinformatics. The Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing brings jointly key researchers from the overseas biocomputing group. it's designed to be maximally attentive to the necessity for serious mass in subdisciplines inside biocomputing. This publication includes peer-reviewed articles in computational biology.

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The effect of this variable selection is to eliminate genes whose power in discriminating between tumor types is not significantly above the experimental variability in the gene expression measurements. An empirical study of the effect of M on the predictive performance on the singular value decomposition regression modeling is given in the application to the breast cancer data. 17 This instability will be even more apparent here because of the relatively small values of n. In order to stabilize the performance of the variable selection described in the previous paragraph, we also examined the use of bagging methods.

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