Research in Progress on Integrating Health and Environmental Data in Epidemiological Studies
Epidemiological studies analyze and monitor the health state of a population. They typically use different methods and techniques to capture and to integrate data of interest before they can be analyzed. As new technologies and, thus, devices are available for data capturing, such as wearables, new requirements arise for current data integration approaches. In this paper, we review current techniques and approaches as well as new trends in data capturing and the resulting requirement for its integration.
KeywordsData integration Spatial-temporal data Environmental data Epidemiological studies
This publication is supported by LIFE (Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases, University of Leipzig). LIFE is funded by means of the European Union, by the European Regional Development Fund (ERFD) and by means of the Free State of Saxony within the framework of the excellence initiative.
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