Comparison of Lazy and Eager Hierarchical Feature Selection Methods and Biological Interpretation on Frequently Selected Gene Ontology Terms Relevant to the Biology of Ageing

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This chapter compares the predictive performance of all different hierarchical feature selection methods working with different classifiers on 28 datasets. The number of features selected by different feature selection methods are also reported. Finally, the features (GO terms) selected by the optimal hierarchical feature selection methods are interpreted for revealing potential patterns relevant to the biology of ageing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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