Hugo C. Garcia

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This paper proposes a new feature selection methodology. The methodology is based on the stepwise variable selection procedure, but, instead of using the traditional discriminant metrics such as Wilks' Lambda, it uses an estimation of the misclassification error as the figure of merit to evaluate the introduction of new features. The expected(More)
Goat milk is source of different lipids, including conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). CLA reduces body fat and protect against cardiovascular diseases. In the present study fat from goat milk naturally enriched with CLA was used. Male Wistar rats were divided into three groups that received during a 10 week diet with different lipid sources: soybean oil (CON),(More)
  • F Field, Willingham, Tracy L Schmitz, Macbeth Contreras, Sheela E Kalangi, Aldo M Vivar +25 others
  • 2001
Research From 1990 to 2000, tuberculosis (TB) caused an estimated 88 million new infections and 30 million deaths worldwide (1). In Peru, tuberculosis is highly endemic; a shantytown in Lima had an annual incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis of 364 per 100,000 population (2). Despite the implementation of community-based treatment and control programs in(More)
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