The analyses performed within this research are based on five medical databases. The undermentioned subdivisions provide description of the beginning of informations and grounds of taking them. Besides all datasets are described in item.

2.1 Beginning of informations

Before get downing the experimental portion of the research, the information is collected. Although there are tonss of informations available in the cyberspace a batch of them are useless. Some of the databases contain many losing properties and other have no certification of even names of properties and distinction into conditional and determination properties. The UCI medical informations depository provides this opportunity for others to carry on similar experiments and compare their consequences. This was the chief ground for choosing the UCI informations depository databases [ 2 ] . The selected databases differ from each other. They belong to five different medical Fieldss. This allows us to measure the algorithms ‘ public presentation under assorted properties characteristics.

The UCI Repository of Machine Learning Databases and Domain Theories is a free Internet depository of analytical datasets for several Fieldss [ 2 ] . All datasets are in the format of text files and many research workers recognize these datasets are a cherished beginning of informations [ 1 ] . For the analyses five different medical datasets were selected. Each dataset will be described in this chapter.

2.2 Databases inside informations description

In this chapter five datasets are described in item. Knowing the nature of a datasets is indispensable in order to execute informations excavation analyses [ 1 ] . Number of losing values in the set is an of import issue because it may falsify the consequences of the experiment. Besides the conditional and decisional properties should be studied. All these stairss are conducted for each dataset and presented in subdivisions 2.2.1 to 2.2.5.

2.2.1 Heart disease database

The bosom disease database was collected by the V.A. Medical Center, Long Beach and Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1988. The records in the set are categorized in to one of five angiographic disease positions. The badness of the disease is shown with values 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, which how advanced the disease is takes higher figure. The value 0 shows absence of the disease.

The database consists of 17 properties, 13 conditional and 4 decisional. There are four conditional properties, which take distinct natural figure values from defined scopes. Two conditional properties are binomial, one is positive existent valued.

Table 2.1 Heart-disease database from Cleveland Clinic Foundation [ 2 ]

Name Of The Decision Table

Heart-Disease database Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Name Of Properties

17

Name Of Symptoms

13

Symptoms Name And Values

Age in old ages

29, …,77

Sexual activity

1=male ; 0=female

Chest hurting type

1=typical angina

2=atypical angina

3=non-anginal hurting

4=asymptomatic

Resting blood force per unit area in mm/Hg

94, …,200

Serum cholestoral in mg/dl

126, …,654

Fasting blood sugar & A ; gt ; 120 mg/dl

1=true ; 0=false

Resting electrocardiographic reuslts

0=normal

1=having ST-T moving ridge abnormalcy

2=showing likely or definite left ventricular hypertrophy by Este ‘s standards

Maximal bosom disease achieved

71, …,202

Exercise induced angina

1=yes ; 0=no

Set depression induced by exercising relation to rest

( 0,6.2 )

The swill of the extremum exercising ST section

1=upsloping

2=flat

3=downsloping

Number of major vass colored by flourosopy

1,2,3

Thal

3=normal

6=fixed defect

7=reversable defect

Number Of Diagnoses

4

Diagnosis Names And Values

Angiographic disease position

0,1,2,3,4

Number Of Cases

303

Missing Attribute Values

6

2.2.2 Hepatitis database

The Hepatitis database comes from Jozef Stefan Institute in Yugoslavia. The information was gathered in 1988 [ 2 ] . The hepatitis is because of a virus called hepatitis B virus ( HBV ) . Early diagnosing of the disease is highly of import because unrecognised disease may take to chronic hepatitis in 15 % of instances. The disease has many symptoms [ 3 ] . The elaborate information about the dataset is presented in the Table 2.2. most of the properties are in binary format, where 1 show the presence of a symptom and 0 agencies absence of the symptom. The Age, Alk phosphate, Sgot and Protime are distinct properties. Bilirubin and Albumin take uninterrupted values. Sexual activity and Histology are zero-one values. The decisional property determines whether a patient lived or died. There are a batch of losing properties values but they belong to few records, which were removed in a preprocessing stage. The regeneration of these values was non possible.

Table 2.2 Hepatitis Domain database [ 2 ]

Name Of The Decision Table

Hepatitis Sphere

Name Of Properties

20

Name Of Symptoms

19

Symptoms Name And Values

Age

10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80

Sexual activity

1=male ; 0=female

Steroid

0=no ; 1=yes

antivirals

0=no ; 1=yes

Fatigue

0=no ; 1=yes

unease

0=no ; 1=yes

Anorexia

0=no ; 1=yes

Liver large

0=no ; 1=yes

Liver house

0=no ; 1=yes

Spleen tangible

0=no ; 1=yes

Spiders

0=no ; 1=yes

Ascitess

0=no ; 1=yes

varices

0=no ; 1=yes

hematoidin

( 0.39,4 )

Alk phosphate

33,80,120,160,200,250

Sgot

13,100,200,300,400,500

Albumin

( 2.1,6 )

Protime

10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90

Number Of Diagnoses

Histology

0=no ; 1=yes

Number

1

Diagnosis Name And Valuess

Class

1=live ; 0=die

Number Of Cases

155

Single Missing Attribute Value

167

2.2.3 Diabetes database

The diabetes disease has a batch of symptoms. During naming plasma glucose degree is measured and this scrutiny determines whether patient has diabetes or non. Early diagnosing of diabetes is highly of import because unrecognised disease may take to high blood pressure, daze, amputation or even decease [ 4 ] . The Pima Indians Diabetes Database was created in National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and shared in 1990 in [ 2 ] . The database includes information about patients which are females between 21 and 81 old ages old. The information was collected with utilizing a alone algorithm called ADAP [ 2 ] . Detailed description of the database is described in Table 2.3.

Table 2.3 Pima Indians Diabetes Database [ 2 ]

Name Of The Decision Table

Pima Indians Diabetes Database

Number Of Attributes

9

Number Of Symptoms

8

Symptoms Name, Values, Mean, Standard Devitaion

Number of times pregnant

0, …,17 3 3

Plasma glucose concentration

Oral glucose tolerance trial

0, …,199 121 32

Diastolic blood force per unit area ( mm Hg )

24, …,122 69 19

Tricepss skin fold thickness ( millimeter )

7, …,99 21 16

2-Hour serum insulin ( mu U/ml )

14, …,846 80 115

Body mass index

( 18.2,67.1 ) 32 8

Diabetess pedigree map

( 0.078,2.42 ) 0.47 0.33

Age in old ages

21, …,81 33 12

Number Of Diagnoses

1

Diagnosis Name And Valuess

Diabetess

0=no ; 1=yes

Number Of Cases

768

Single Missing Attribute Value

0

The Pima Indians Diabetes Database consists of 9 properties: one decisional and 8 conditional. The decisional property is binomial. Value 1 for this property means that the patient was tested positive for diabetes while value 0 otherwise. All conditional properties are numeric-valued. Six of them are natural Numberss and two are existent positive Numberss from defined scopes. The database contains complete 768 cases what makes the analysis really precise.

2.2.4 Dermatology database

This database contains 34 properties, 33 of which are additive valued and one of them is nominal. The differential diagnosing of erythemato-squamous diseases is a existent job in dermatology. They all portion the clinical characteristics of erythema and grading, with really small differences. The diseases in this group are psoriasis, seboreic dermatitis, lichen planus, pityriasis rosea, cronic dermatitis, and pityriasis rubra pilaris. Normally a biopsy is necessary for the diagnosing but unluckily these diseases portion many histopathological characteristics as good. Another trouble for the differential diagnosing is that a disease may demo the characteristics of another disease at the beginning phase and may hold the characteristic characteristics at the undermentioned phases. Patients were foremost evaluated clinically with 12 characteristics. Afterwards, tegument samples were taken for the rating of 22 histopathological characteristics. The values of the histopathological characteristics are determined by an analysis of the samples under a microscope.

In the dataset constructed for this sphere, the household history characteristic has the value 1 if any of these diseases has been observed in the household, and 0 otherwise. The age characteristic merely represents the age of the patient. Every other characteristic ( clinical and histopathological ) was given a grade in the scope of 0 to 3. Here, 0 indicates that the characteristic was non present, 3 indicates the largest sum possible, and 1, 2 indicate the comparative intermediate values.The names and id Numberss of the patients were late removed from the database.

Table 2.4 Dermatology Database [ 2 ]

Name Of The Decision Table

Dermatology Database

Number Of Attributes

39

Number Of Symptoms

33

Symptoms Name And Values

Erytema

0,1,2,3

Saling

0,1,2,3

Definite boundary lines

0,1,2,3

Rubing

0,1,2,3

Koebner phenomenon

0,1,2,3

Polygonal papu lupus erythematosuss

0,1,2,3

Follicular papu lupus erythematosuss

0,1,2,3

Oral mucosal engagement

0,1,2,3

Sclap engagement

0,1,2,3

Family history

0=no ; 1=yes

Age

7, …,75

Melanin incontinency

0,1,2,3

Eosinophils in infiltrate

0,1,2,3

PNL infiltrate

0,1,2,3

Fibrosis of the papillose corium

0,1,2,3

Exocytosis

0,1,2,3

Acanthosis

0,1,2,3

Hyperkeratosis

0,1,2,3

Parakeratosis

0,1,2,3

Clubbin of the plexus ridges

0,1,2,3

Elongation of the plexus ridges

0,1,2,3

Cutting of the suprapapillary cuticle

0,1,2,3

Spongiform pastule

0,1,2,3

Munro microabcess

0,1,2,3

Focal hyper granulosis

0,1,2,3

Disappearance of the farinaceous bed

0,1,2,3

Vacuolization and harm of basal bed

0,1,2,3

Spongiosis

0,1,2,3

Saw-tooth visual aspect of plexuss

0,1,2,3

Follicular horn stopper

0,1,2,3

Perifollicular parakeratosis

0,1,2,3

Inflammatory monoluclear inflitrate

0,1,2,3

Band-like infiltrate

0,1,2,3

Number Of Diagnoses

6

Diagnosis Name And Valuess

Psoriasis

Class code=1

Seboreic dermatitis

Class code=2

Lichen planus

Class code=3

Pityriasis rosea

Class code=4

Cronic dermatitis

Class code=5

Pityriasis ruba pilaris

Class code=6

Number Of Cases

366

Single Missing Attribute Values

8

2.2.5 Breast malignant neoplastic disease database

These informations have been obtained by agencies of an image analysis system developed at the University of Wisconsin [ 2 ] and contains existent observations of 569 oncological cases gathered in 1995. The conditional attributes describe information gained from the digitalized images of the chest mass. Each scrutiny is characterized by nine properties whose values are between 1 and 10. The determination property denotes malignance of the disease ( malignant or benign ) .

Table 2.5 Wisconsin Diagnostic Breast Cancer ( WDBC ) [ 2 ]

Name Of The Decision Table

Wisconsin Diagnostic Breast Cancer ( WDBC )

Number Of Attributes

11

Number Of Symptoms

9

Symptoms Name And Values

Clump thickness

1-10

Uniformity of cell size

1-10

Uniformity of cell form

1-10

Fringy adhesion

1-10

Single Epithelial cell size

1-10

Blan chromatin

1-10

Normal nucleoles

1-10

Mitoses

1-10

Number Of Diagnoses

2

Diagnosis Name And Valuess

Malignant

4

Benign

2

Number Of Cases

699

Single Missing Attribute Values

16

It is a particular database. The conditional properties have similar value ranges between 1 and 10. The determination property is binomial.

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