Chapter 6. Molecular Classifiers for Cancer

  1. Steen Knudsen

Published Online: 19 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470041102.ch6

Cancer Diagnostics with DNA Microarrays

Cancer Diagnostics with DNA Microarrays

How to Cite

Knudsen, S. (2006) Molecular Classifiers for Cancer, in Cancer Diagnostics with DNA Microarrays, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470041102.ch6

Author Information

  1. Medical Prognosis Institute, Hørsholm, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471784074

Online ISBN: 9780470041109



  • molecular classifiers for cancer;
  • DNA microarray classification;
  • molecular classification network approach


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Supervised versus Unsupervised Analysis

  • Feature Selection

  • Validation

  • Classification Schemes

  • Performance Evaluation

  • Example I: Classification of SRBCT Cancer Subtypes

  • A Network Approach to Molecular Classification

  • Summary

  • Further Reading