Diagnose the Premalignant Pancreatic Cancer Using High Dimensional Linear Machine

  • Yifeng Li
  • Alioune Ngom
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7632)


High throughput mass spectrometry technique has been extensively studied for the diagnosis of cancers. The detection of the pancreatic cancer at a very early stage is important to heal patients, but is very difficult due to biological and computational challenges. This paper proposes a simple classification approach which can be applied to the premalignant pancreatic cancer detection using mass spectrometry technique. Computational experiments show that our method outperforms the benchmark methods in accuracy and sensitivity without resorting to any biomarker selection, and the comparison with previous works shows that our method can obtain competitive performance.


mass spectrometry pancreatic cancer classification high dimensional linear machine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yifeng Li
    • 1
  • Alioune Ngom
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer SciencesUniversity of WindsorWindsorCanada

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