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Examination of the parameter space of a computational model of acute ischaemic stroke using rough sets

Revett, Kenneth (2007) Examination of the parameter space of a computational model of acute ischaemic stroke using rough sets. In: Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology: second international conference, RSKT 2007 Toronto, Canada, May 2007 proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (4481). Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 534-541. ISBN 9783540724575

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-72458-2_66

Abstract

Complex diseases such as stroke and cancer involve a wide range of biological parameters with respect to the systems involved and disease progression. Computational models of such diseases have led to new insights into the mechanism of action which have resulted in the development of novel therapeutic intervention strategies. Such models are generally quite complex because they incorporate a wide range of relevant biological variables and parameters. In this paper, we examine a biologically realistic computational model of acute ischaemic stroke with respect to the variable and parameter space using rough sets. The aim of this investigation was to extract a set(s) of variables and relevant parameters that predict in a qualitative fashion the final extent of tissue damage caused by a 'typical' ischameic stroke.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Computer simulation, cortical spreading depression, data mining, ischaemic stroke, rough sets
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:4578
Deposited On:09 Jan 2008
Last Modified:16 Oct 2009 10:53

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