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Clustering techniques for patients suffering Acquired Brain Injury in Neuro Personal Trainer
Year:2013
Research Areas
  • Biomedicine,
  • Electronic technology and of the communications
Information
Abstract
The study of the effectiveness of the cognitive rehabilitation processes and the identification of cognitive profiles, in order to define comparable populations, is a controversial area, but concurrently it is strongly needed in order to improve therapies. There is limited evidence about cognitive rehabilitation efficacy. Many of the trials conclude that in spite of an apparent clinical good response, differences do not show statistical significance. The common feature in all these trials is heterogeneity among populations. In this situation, observational studies on very well controlled cohort of studies, together with innovative methods in knowledge extraction, could provide methodological insights for the design of more accurate comparative trials. Some correlation studies between neuropsychological tests and patient's capacities have been carried out [1][2] and also correlation between tests and morphological changes in the brain [3]. The procedure's efficacy depends on three main factors: the affectation profile, the scheduled tasks and the execution results. The relationship between them makes up the cognitive rehabilitation as a discipline, but its structure is not properly defined. In this work we present a clustering method used in Neuro Personal Trainer (NPT) to group patients into cognitive profiles using data mining techniques. The system uses these clusters to personalize treatments, using the patient's assigned cluster to select which tasks are more suitable for its concrete needs, by comparing the results obtained in the past by patients with the same profile.
International
Si
Congress
ICRAN 2013 International Conference on recent advances in neurorehabilitation
960
Place
Valencia, España
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-84-9048-022-9
Start Date
07/03/2013
End Date
08/03/2014
From page
143
To page
145
ICRAN 2013 International Conference on recent advances in neurorehabilitation. Proceedings
Participants
  • Autor: César Cáceres Taladriz (UPM)
  • Autor: Enrique Javier Gomez Aguilera (UPM)
  • Autor: Javier Solana Sanchez (UPM)
  • Autor: Paloma Chausa Fernández (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Bioingeniería y Telemedicina
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de tecnología Biomédica CTB
  • Departamento: Tecnología Fotónica y Bioingeniería
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