Healthcare data mining: predicting inpatient length of stay

Liu, Peng, Lei, Lei, Yin, Junjie, Zhang, Wei, Naijun, Wu and El-Darzi, Elia (2006) Healthcare data mining: predicting inpatient length of stay. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Systems. IEEE, Los Alamitos, USA, pp. 832-837. ISBN 142440195X


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Data mining approaches have been widely applied in the field of healthcare. At the same time it is recognized that most healthcare datasets are full of missing values. In this paper we apply decision trees, Naive Bayesian classifiers and feature selection methods to a geriatric hospital dataset in order to predict inpatient length of stay, especially for the long stay patients.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: NBI, LOS, Healthcare data mining
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2010 14:31

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