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Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology

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    Chapter 1 The Basic Reproduction Number of Infectious Diseases: Computation and Estimation Using Compartmental Epidemic Models
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    Chapter 2 Stochastic Epidemic Modeling
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    Chapter 3 Two Critical Issues in Quantitative Modeling of Communicable Diseases: Inference of Unobservables and Dependent Happening
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    Chapter 4 The Chain of Infection, Contacts, and Model Parametrization
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    Chapter 5 The Effective Reproduction Number as a Prelude to Statistical Estimation of Time-Dependent Epidemic Trends
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    Chapter 6 Sensitivity of Model-Based Epidemiological Parameter Estimation to Model Assumptions
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    Chapter 7 An Ensemble Trajectory Method for Real-Time Modeling and Prediction of Unfolding Epidemics: Analysis of the 2005 Marburg Fever Outbreak in Angola
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    Chapter 8 Statistical Challenges in BioSurveillance
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    Chapter 9 Death Records from Historical Archives: A Valuable Source of Epidemiological Information
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    Chapter 10 Sensitivity Analysis for Uncertainty Quantification in Mathematical Models
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    Chapter 11 An Inverse Problem Statistical Methodology Summary
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    Chapter 12 The Epidemiological Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination Programs in the United States and Mexico
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    Chapter 13 Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Rubella in Peru, 1997–2006: Geographic Patterns, Age at Infection and Estimation of Transmissibility
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    Chapter 14 The Role of Nonlinear Relapse on Contagion Amongst Drinking Communities
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Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology
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Springer Netherlands, January 2009
DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2313-1
978-9-04-812312-4, 978-9-04-812313-1

Chowell, Gerardo, Castillo-Chávez, Carlos, Hyman, James M, Bettencourt, Luís M. A


Dr. Gerardo Chowell, Dr. James M. Hyman, Dr. Luís M. A. Bettencourt, Carlos Castillo-Chavez

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 11 6%
United Kingdom 4 2%
India 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 156 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 39 22%
Researcher 37 21%
Student > Master 28 16%
Professor 14 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 6%
Other 34 19%
Unknown 16 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Mathematics 37 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 25 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 20 11%
Engineering 19 11%
Computer Science 6 3%
Other 42 23%
Unknown 30 17%