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This article is part of the supplement: Ninth Annual MCBIOS Conference. Dealing with the Omics Data Deluge

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Empirical evaluation of scoring functions for Bayesian network model selection

Zhifa Liu12, Brandon Malone13 and Changhe Yuan14*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA

2 Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA

3 Department of Computer Science, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Fin-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland

4 Department of Computer Science, Queens College/City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA

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BMC Bioinformatics 2012, 13(Suppl 15):S14  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S15-S14

Published: 11 September 2012

Additional files

Additional file 1:

Detailed empirical results and free software packages. The file (S1.xls) contains detailed empirical results from testing the various combinations of the scoring functions, sample sizes, and learning algorithms (sheet = results . optimal, results . greedy). It also contains a list of free software packages used in this study (sheet = Software).

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