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Neural Networks for Assessing Relationships that are Typically Nonlinear (90 Patients)

  • Ton J. Cleophas
  • Aeilko H. Zwinderman
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Abstract

Unlike regression analysis which uses algebraic functions for data fitting, neural networks uses a stepwise method called the steepest descent method for the purpose. This chapter is to asses whether typically nonlinear relationships can be adequately fit by this method.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ton J. Cleophas
    • 1
  • Aeilko H. Zwinderman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department Medicine Albert Schweitzer HospitalDordrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Academic Medical CenterDepartment Biostatistics and EpidemiologyAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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