volume 79, issue 3, P1185-1194 2021
DOI: 10.3233/jad-201101
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Charalambos Themistocleous, Bronte Ficek, Kimberly Webster, Dirk-Bart den Ouden, Argye E. Hillis, Kyrana Tsapkini

Abstract: Background: The classification of patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) into variants is time-consuming, costly, and requires combined expertise by clinical neurologists, neuropsychologists, speech pathologists, and radiologists. Objective: The aim of the present study is to determine whether acoustic and linguistic variables provide accurate classification of PPA patients into one of three variants: nonfluent PPA, semantic PPA, and logopenic PPA. Methods: In this paper, we present a machine learning…

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