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Table 3 The results obtained for the various classifier systems in discriminating between the cancer and non-cancer (respiratory) samples.

From: Potential for Raman spectroscopy to provide cancer screening using a peripheral blood sample

Classifier Method Accuracy (%) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)
LDA on the best 25 features from the t-test 57.9 55.6 60.0
PCA-LDA (LDA on 25 principal components) 65.0 64.7 65.3
100 best > PCA 25 > LDA 65.8 64.9 66.7
Genetic Evolutionary Algorithm 83 75 75