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Table 6 Summary of evaluation criteria

From: Predicting epidemics using search engine data: a comparative study on measles in the largest countries of Europe

c Criterion description Value all IT FR GE UK SP
1 Correlation: >  0.650 and p< 0.01 Yes  
2 Time accuracy of outbreak (months) ≤ 1   
3 Accuracy of high values: difference (%) ≤ 28%  
4 Prediction of all high values Yes
5 MSE (%) <  28%  
  Total   5 5 5 5 3 2