19th AIAI 2023, 14 - 17 June 2023, León, Spain

Ince-PD model for Parkinson’s Disease Prediction using MDS-UPDRS I & II and PDQ-8 Score

Nikos Tsolakis, Christoniki Maga-Nteve, Georgios Meditskos, Stefanos Vrochidis, Ioannis Kompatsiaris


  Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most prevalent and complex neurodegenerative disorders. Timely and accurate diagnosis is essential for the effectiveness of the initial treatment and improvement of the patients’ quality of life. Since PD is an incurable disease, the early intervention is important to delay the progression of symptoms and severity of the disease. This paper aims to present Ince-PD, a new, highly accurate model for PD prediction based on Inception architectures for time-series classification, using wearable data derived from IoT sensor-based recordings and surveys from the mPower dataset. The feature selection process was based on the clinical knowledge shared by the medical experts through the course of the EU funded project ALAMEDA. Τhe algorithm predicted total MDS-UPDRS I & II scores with a mean absolute error of 1.97 for time window and 2.27 for patient, as well as PDQ-8 scores with a mean absolute error of 2.17 for time window and 2.96 for patient. Our model demonstrates a more effective and accurate method to predict Parkinson Disease, when compared to some of the most significant deep learning algorithms in the literature.  

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