World Neurosurgery: X 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.wnsx.2019.100012 View full text
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Sandip S. Panesar, Rhett N. D'Souza, Fang-Cheng Yeh, Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda

Abstract: Background Machine learning (ML) is the application of specialized algorithms to datasets for trend delineation, categorization, or prediction. ML techniques have been traditionally applied to large, highly dimensional databases. Gliomas are a heterogeneous group of primary brain tumors, traditionally graded using histopathologic features. Recently, the World Health Organization proposed a novel grading system for gliomas incorporating molecular characteristics. We aimed to study whether ML could …

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