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Evaluation of Logistic Regression and Neural Network Model With Sensitivity Analysis on Medical Datasets
B.K. Raghavendra, S.K. Srivatsa
Pages - 503 - 511     |    Revised - 01-11-2011     |    Published - 15-12-2011
Volume - 5   Issue - 5    |    Publication Date - November / December 2011  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Artificial neural network, Classification accuracy, Logistic regression, Medical dataset, Sensitivity analysis
ABSTRACT
Logistic Regression (LR) is a well known classification method in the field of statistical learning. It allows probabilistic classification and shows promising results on several benchmark problems. Logistic regression enables us to investigate the relationship between a categorical outcome and a set of explanatory variables. Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) are popularly used as universal non-linear inference models and have gained extensive popularity in recent years. Research activities are considerable and literature is growing. The goal of this research work is to compare the performance of Logistic Regression and Neural Network models on publicly available medical datasets. The evaluation process of the model is as follows. The logistic regression and neural network methods with sensitivity analysis have been evaluated for the effectiveness of the classification. The Classification Accuracy is used to measure the performance of both the models. From the experimental results it is confirmed that the neural network model with sensitivity analysis model gives more efficient result.
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B.K. Raghavendra
- India
raghavendra_bk@rediffmail.com
Mr. S.K. Srivatsa
- India