Feature Selection (Including Multiple Solutions) and Bayesian Networks

Many feature selection methods for a wide range of response variables, including minimal, statistically-equivalent and equally-predictive feature subsets. Bayesian network algorithms and related functions are also included. The package name 'MXM' stands for "Mens eX Machina", meaning "Mind from the Machine" in Latin. References: a) Lagani, V. and Athineou, G. and Farcomeni, A. and Tsagris, M. and Tsamardinos, I. (2017). Feature Selection with the R Package MXM: Discovering Statistically Equivalent Feature Subsets. Journal of Statistical Software, 80(7). . b) Tsagris, M., Lagani, V. and Tsamardinos, I. (2018). Feature selection for high-dimensional temporal data. BMC Bioinformatics, 19:17. . c) Tsagris, M., Borboudakis, G., Lagani, V. and Tsamardinos, I. (2018). Constraint-based causal discovery with mixed data. International Journal of Data Science and Analytics, 6(1): 19-30. . d) Tsagris, M., Papadovasilakis, Z., Lakiotaki, K. and Tsamardinos, I. (2018). Efficient feature selection on gene expression data: Which algorithm to use? BioRxiv. . e) Tsagris, M. (2019). Bayesian Network Learning with the PC Algorithm: An Improved and Correct Variation. Applied Artificial Intelligence, 33(2):101-123. . f) Tsagris, M. and Tsamardinos, I. (2019). Feature selection with the R package MXM. F1000Research 7: 1505. . g) Borboudakis, G. and Tsamardinos, I. (2019). Forward-Backward Selection with Early Dropping. Journal of Machine Learning Research 20: 1-39. h) The gamma-OMP algorithm for feature selection with application to gene expression data. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (Accepted for publication) .


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Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/MXM

Authors: Michail Tsagris [aut, cre] , Ioannis Tsamardinos [aut, cph] , Vincenzo Lagani [aut, cph] , Giorgos Athineou [aut] , Giorgos Borboudakis [ctb] , Anna Roumpelaki [ctb]

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Imports methods, stats, utils, survival, MASS, graphics, ordinal, nnet, quantreg, lme4, foreach, doParallel, parallel, relations, Rfast, visNetwork, energy, geepack, knitr, dplyr, bigmemory, coxme, Rfast2, Hmisc

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