Wsare: What’s strange about recent events?

@article{MSc2003WsareWS,
  title={Wsare: What’s strange about recent events?},
  author={Mr. Weng-Keen Wong MSc and Dr. Andrew Moore and Dr. Gregory Cooper and Dr. med. Michael Wagner},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2003},
  volume={80},
  pages={i66-i75}
}
This article presents an, algorithm for performing early detection of disease outbreaks by searching a database of emergency department cases for anomalous patterns. Traditional techniques for anomaly detection are unsatisfactory for this problem because they identify individual data points that are rare due to particular combinations of features. Thus, these traditional algorithms discover isolated outliers of particularly strange events, such as someone accidentally shooting their ear, that… CONTINUE READING