Comparing air quality indices aggregated by pollutant

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Abstract

In this paper a new aggregate Air Quality Index (AQI) useful for describing the global air pollution situation for a given area is proposed. The index, unlike most of currently used AQIs, takes into account the combined effects of all the considered pollutants to human health. Its good performance, tested by means of a simulation plan, is confirmed by a comparison with two other indices proposed in the literature, one of which is based on the Relative Risk of daily mortality, considering an application to real data.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew perspectives in statistical modeling and data analysis
Pages447-454
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameStudies in Classification, Data Analysis and Knowledge Organization

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Analysis

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