Using methods from the data-mining and machine-learning literature for disease classification and prediction: a case study examining classification of heart failure subtypes.


OBJECTIVE Physicians classify patients into those with or without a specific disease. Furthermore, there is often interest in classifying patients according to disease etiology or subtype. Classification trees are frequently used to classify patients according to the presence or absence of a disease. However, classification trees can suffer from limited… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.11.008


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