An Example: Disease Surveillancefrom Web 2.0

  • Kerstin Denecke
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


The biggest efforts with respect to surveillance systems and the largest variety of systems is available for the domain of disease surveillance. In this chapter, the architecture of a possible disease surveillance system is described that exploits Web data as information source. We refer to it as Hazard Detector. It serves as an example to demonstrate the nature of event-driven surveillance systems.


User Profile Disease Surveillance User Interest Signal Definition Online News 
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© The Author(s) 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Forschungszentrum L3SHannoverGermany

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