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Table 5 Optimized Protocol – Summary of results obtained by each ANN model on the variables of the first (7 variables) and second (9 variables) selection using the IS system.

From: Placental determinants of fetal growth: identification of key factors in the insulin-like growth factor and cytokine systems using artificial neural networks

ANN Model Target Mean Accuracy % Errors
  FGR (%) AGA (%) Arithmetic Weighted  
BM 7 VAR. 91,67 84,62 88,14 88,00 3
BM 9 VAR. 91,67 76,92 84,29 84,00 4
BP 7 VAR. 91,67 84,62 88,14 88,00 3
BP 9 VAR. 91,67 84,62 88,14 88,00 3
SN 7 VAR. 75,00 92,31 83,65 84,00 4
SN 9 VAR. 75,00 84,62 79,81 80,00 5
  1. FGR: fetal growth restriction;
  2. AGA: appropriate for gestational age.
  3. BM Bimodal neural network
  4. BP: Back propagation neural network
  5. SN: Sine net neural network