Exploring Associations between Changes in Ambient Temperature and Stroke Occurrence: Comparative Analysis Using Global and Personalised Modelling Approaches

  • Wen Liang
  • Yingjie Hu
  • Nikola Kasabov
  • Valery Feigin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7062)


Stroke is a major cause of disability and mortality in most economically developed countries that increasing global importance. Up till now, there is uncertainty regarding the effect of weather conditions on stoke occurrence. This paper is offering a comparative study of exploring associations between changes in ambient temperature and stroke occurrence using global and personalised modelling methods. Our study has explored weather conditions have significant impact on stroke occurrence. In addition, our experimental results show that the personalised modelling approach outperforms the global modelling approach.


weather stroke occurrence personalised modelling global modelling FaLK-SVM 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen Liang
    • 1
  • Yingjie Hu
    • 1
  • Nikola Kasabov
    • 1
  • Valery Feigin
    • 1
  1. 1.Knowledge Engineering and Discovery Research InstituteAuckland University of TechnologyNew Zealand

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