TitleEvaluating reliability and relevance for WOWA aggregation of Sleep Apnea case data
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1999
AuthorsNettleton D, Hernandez L
Pagination283-286
Conference LocationPalma de Mallorca
Keywordsclassification, Clustering, questionnaire responses, relevance., reliability, Sleep apnea diagnosis, WOWA aggregation
Abstract

In this article, joint medical and data analysis expertise is brought to bear using contrasting data analysis methods and the WOWA aggregation operator to solve a difficult medical diagnosis problem, that of sleep apnea syndrome screening. We describe a method of calculating the relevance and reliability weights used by the WOWA operator.