Artificial neural networks for infant mortality modelling

Abstract

This work aims to investigate a simple to use and easy to interpret methodology for assessing the relative importance of input variables in artificial neural networks (ANNs) applied to epidemiological modelling. The independent variables were 43 variables of the social, economic, environmental and health sector of 59 Brazilian municipalities, and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0169-2607(02)00006-8

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