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Table 2 Effect of varying β on classification accuracy. The effect of varying β was studied for the colon cancer data set. A value of between 0.5 – 1 as suggested by Battiti [21] seems appropriate.

From: An Entropy-based gene selection method for cancer classification using microarray data

β 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0
accurate 87.1% 88.7% 90.3% 90.3% 90.3% 90.3%