lympha: Limphatic Database

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Limphatic Database


This lymphography domain was obtained from the University Medical Centre, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia. Thanks go to M. Zwitter and M. Soklic for providing the data. The data are available at the UCI KDD data repository (Hettich S and Bay SD, 1999).

The data set consists of 148 instances presenting 18 different mixed attributes (1 cuantitative, 9 binaries and 9 nominals), and a class variable indicating the diagnostic. There are not missing values.




Data frame with 148 instances and 19 features.


Attribute information:

— NOTE: All attribute values in the database have been entered as numeric values corresponding to their index in the list of attribute values for that attribute domain as given below.

1. class: normal find, metastases, malign lymph, fibrosis

2. lymphatics: normal, arched, deformed, displaced

3. block of affere: no, yes

4. bl. of lymph. c: no, yes

5. bl. of lymph. s: no, yes

6. by pass: no, yes

7. extravasates: no, yes

8. regeneration of: no, yes

9. early uptake in: no, yes

10. lym.nodes dimin: 0-3

11. lym.nodes enlar: 1-4

12. changes in lym.: bean, oval, round

13. defect in node: no, lacunar, lac. marginal, lac. central

14. changes in node: no, lacunar, lac. margin, lac. central

15. changes in stru: no, grainy, drop-like, coarse, diluted, reticular, stripped, faint

16. special forms: no, chalices, vesicles

17. dislocation of: no, yes

18. exclusion of no: no, yes

19. no. of nodes in: 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, >=70


The UCI KDD Archive.


Hettich S and Bay SD (1999). The UCI KDD Archive. Department of Information and Computer Science. University of California at Irvine, Irvine, USA.


aux <- table(lympha[,1])
barplot(aux, names.arg=c("normal", "metastases", "malign lymph", "fibrosis"))

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