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Comparison of Three Data Mining Techniques With Genetic Algorithm in the Analysis of Breast Cancer Data

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Executive Summary

The present study focused on the investigation of the application of artificial intelligence and data mining techniques to the prediction models of breast cancer. The artificial neural network, decision tree, logistic regression, and genetic algorithm were used for the comparative studies and the accuracy and positive predictive value of each algorithm were used as the evaluation indicators. 699 records acquired from the breast cancer patients at the University of Wisconsin, 9 predictor variables, and 1 outcome variable were incorporated for the data analysis followed by the 10-fold cross-validation.

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