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literature on classification methods    
  • Statistical approaches to classification. Methods for developing classification and other criteria rules.
    Bloch DA, Moses LE, Michel BA. Arthritis Rheum 1990;33:1137-44. [PMID: 2202313]
for further information: contact Joop van de Merwe  
  • Machine Learning, Neural and Statistical Classification.
    D. Michie, D.J. Spiegelhalter, C.C. Taylor (eds). See Chapter 2.
    - the above book (originally published in 1994 by Ellis Horwood) is now out of print; the copyright now resides with the editors who have decided to make the material freely available on the web.
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