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MGS-CM: A Multiple Scoring Gene Selection Technique for Cancer Classification using Microarrays

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Volume 36 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2011
Dina Ahmed Salem
Rania Ahmed Abul
Hesham Arafat Ali Seoud

Dina Ahmed Salem, Rania Ahmed Abul Seoud and Hesham Arafat Ali. Article: MGS-CM: A Multiple Scoring Gene Selection Technique for Cancer Classification using Microarrays. International Journal of Computer Applications 36(6):30-37, December 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Dina Ahmed Salem and Rania Ahmed Abul Seoud and Hesham Arafat Ali},
	title = {Article: MGS-CM: A Multiple Scoring Gene Selection Technique for Cancer Classification using Microarrays},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {36},
	number = {6},
	pages = {30-37},
	month = {December},
	note = {Full text available}


Microarray is a rich topic which gives the opportunity for researchers to classify cancer samples without any previous biological knowledge. Microarrays high dimensionality characteristic motivated the importance of gene selection techniques. In this paper a new filter multiple scoring gene selection technique MGS-CM is proposed. This technique is further combined with three classifiers to introduce three new classification systems (MGS-SVM, MGS-KNN and MGS-LDA) which are validated and evaluated on three microarray datasets. The proposed MGS-CM technique was proven to be an efficient technique as it extracts the highly informative genes reducing the original datasets by at least 99.6%. Also two of the three proposed classification systems guaranteed the perfect classification (100%) of the leukemia microarray samples. The third one classifies the lymphoma microarray samples with only two misclassifications which is the minimum recorded number. The proposed systems achieved very good results and guaranteed reliable classification for new unclassified samples.


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