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Decision Forest Publications

Publication Year 

  2005 2004 2003  



  • Hong, H., Tong, W., Xie, Q., Fang, H., and Perkins, R. An in silico ensemble method for lead discovery: Decision Forest. SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research. 2005. 16(4):339-347. Abstract
  • Xie, Q., Ratnasinghe, L.D., Hong, H., Perkins, R., Tang, Z.Z., Hu, N., Taylor, P.R., and Tong, W., Decision Rorest analysis of 61 single nucleotide polymorphisms in a case-control study of esophageal cancer; a novel method. BMC Bioinformatics. 2005. 6 Suppl 2:S4. Abstract

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  • Tong, W., Xie, Q., Hong, H., Fang, H., Shi, L., Perkins, R., and Petricoin, E. Using Decision Rorest to classify prostate cancer samples on the basis of SELDI-TOF MS data: assessing chance correlation and prediction confidence. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2004. 112(16):1622-1627. Abstract
  • Hong, H., Tong, W., Perkins, R., Fang, H., Xie, Q., and Shi, L. Multiclass Decision Forest—a novel pattern recognition method for multiclass classification in microarray data analysis. DNA Cell Biology. 2004. 23(10):685-694. Abstract
  • Tong, W., Xie, Q., Hong, H., Fang, H., Shi, L., and Perkins, R., Assessment of prediction confidence and domain extrapolation of two structure-activity relationship models for predicting estrogen receptor binding activity. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2004. 112(12):1249-1254. Abstract

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  • Tong, W., Hong, H., Fang, H., Xie, Q., and Perkins, R. Decision Forest: combining the predictions of multiple independent decision tree models. Jorrnal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences. 2003. 43(2):525–531. Abstract

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