Ian S. Peers

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This paper aims to compare and contrast two types of model (logistic regression and decision tree induction) for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome using four ordered classification categories. Initially, we present the classification performance results based on more than two covariates (multivariate case). Our results suggest that there is no(More)
Links have long been made between literacy and economic development, and recent governments in the UK have put great emphasis on the teaching of literacy to raise educational standards. There is substantial evidence to show that spoken and written language share some processes in common and that the development of literacy is supported by the development of(More)
Interstitial lung disease (ILD) events have been reported in Japanese non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients receiving EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors. We investigated proteomic biomarkers for mechanistic insights and improved prediction of ILD. Blood plasma was collected from 43 gefitinib-treated NSCLC patients developing acute ILD (confirmed by(More)
Potential predictive biomarkers are often measured on a continuous scale, but in practice a threshold value to divide the patient population into biomarker " positive " and " negative " is disirable. Early phase clinical trials are increasingly using biomarkers for patient selection, but at this stage it is likely that little is known about the relationship(More)
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