A clustering-based constructive induction method and its application to rheumatoid arthritis

  • José A. Sanandrés
  • Víctor Maojo
  • José Crespo
  • Agustń Gómez
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2101)


We present a hybrid constructive model of induction. As a benchmark we used a database of rheumatoid arthritis patients. Combining Machine Learning and Clustering algorithms we obtained clinical prediction rules. Our model creates new features thru clustering methods, improving traditional ML methods.


machine learning inductive learning constructive induction clustering rheumatoid arthritis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • José A. Sanandrés
    • 1
  • Víctor Maojo
    • 1
  • José Crespo
    • 1
  • Agustń Gómez
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical Informatics Group. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. School of Computer ScienceUniversidad Politécnica de MadridSpain
  2. 2.Clinical Epidemiology Research UnitHospital 12 de OctubreMadridSpain

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