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Table 4 Performance comparison of non-hierarchical and hierarchical SVM classifiers.

From: Cost sensitive hierarchical document classification to triage PubMed abstracts for manual curation

Category Number of curatable abstracts Non-hierarchical AUC Hierarchical AUC
Beta-Amyloid 213 .994 .998
Diabetes 443 .997 .998
General Autoimmune 1311 .967 .987
Lupus 704 .975 .988
Multiple Sclerosis 957 .982 .990
Myasthenia Gravis 221 .983 .992
Rheumatoid Arthritis 501 .983 .990
  1. AUC values from the non-hierarchical and hierarchical Autoimmunity category SVM classifiers.