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An Empirical Comparison of Data Mining Techniques in Medical Databases

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 77 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2013
Kittipol Wisaeng

Kittipol Wisaeng. Article: An Empirical Comparison of Data Mining Techniques in Medical Databases. International Journal of Computer Applications 77(7):23-27, September 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Kittipol Wisaeng},
	title = {Article: An Empirical Comparison of Data Mining Techniques in Medical Databases},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {77},
	number = {7},
	pages = {23-27},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}


The application of data mining algorithms requires the use of powerful software tools. As the number of available tools continues to grow, the choice of the most suitable tool becomes increasingly difficult. This paper present the basic data mining techniques i. e. , naive Bayesian tree, RIpple DOwn Rule, naive Bayes and decision tree algorithm J48 for classifying in medical databases. The goal of this paper is to provide a comprehensive of different classifying techniques in data mining. To evaluate the performance of the above techniques recall, precision and accuracy measures are applied.


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