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An Approach Towards Most Cancerous Gene Selection from Microarray Data

  • Sunanda Das
  • Asit Kumar Das
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 33)

Abstract

Microarray gene dataset is often very high-dimensional which presents complicated problems, like the degradation of data accessing, data manipulating and query processing performance. Dimensionality reduction efficiently tackles this problem and benefited us to visualize the intrinsic properties hidden in the dataset. Therefore, Rough set theory (RST) has been used for selecting only the relevant attributes of the dataset, called reduct, sufficient to characterize the information system. The investigation has been carried out on the publicly available microarray dataset. The analysis revealed that Rough Set using the concepts of dependency among genes is able to extract the various dominant genes in term of reducts which play an important role in causing the disease. Experimental results show the effectiveness of the algorithm.

Keywords

Dependency among genes Similarity measure Reduct generation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Management and ScienceNeotia Institute of TechnologyCalcuttaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyIndian Institute of Engineering Science and TechnologyHowrahIndia

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