Chowell, Gerardo

Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology

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Table of contents

1. The Basic Reproduction Number of Infectious Diseases: Computation and Estimation Using Compartmental Epidemic Models
Gerardo Chowell, Fred Brauer

2. Stochastic Epidemic Modeling
Priscilla E. Greenwood, Luis F. Gordillo

3. Two Critical Issues in Quantitative Modeling of Communicable Diseases: Inference of Unobservables and Dependent Happening
Hiroshi Nishiura, Masayuki Kakehashi, Hisashi Inaba

4. The Chain of Infection, Contacts, and Model Parametrization
Stephen Tennenbaum

5. The Effective Reproduction Number as a Prelude to Statistical Estimation of Time-Dependent Epidemic Trends
Hiroshi Nishiura, Gerardo Chowell

6. Sensitivity of Model-Based Epidemiological Parameter Estimation to Model Assumptions
A.L. Lloyd

7. An Ensemble Trajectory Method for Real-Time Modeling and Prediction of Unfolding Epidemics: Analysis of the 2005 Marburg Fever Outbreak in Angola
Luís M. A. Bettencourt

8. Statistical Challenges in BioSurveillance
Tom Burr, Sarah Michalak, Rick Picard

9. Death Records from Historical Archives: A Valuable Source of Epidemiological Information
Rodolfo Acuna-Soto

10. Sensitivity Analysis for Uncertainty Quantification in Mathematical Models
Leon Arriola, James M. Hyman

11. An Inverse Problem Statistical Methodology Summary
H. Thomas Banks, Marie Davidian, John R. Samuels, Karyn L. Sutton

12. The Epidemiological Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination Programs in the United States and Mexico
Eunha Shim, Carlos Castillo-Chavez

13. Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Rubella in Peru, 1997–2006: Geographic Patterns, Age at Infection and Estimation of Transmissibility
Daniel Rios-Doria, Gerardo Chowell, Cesar Munayco-Escate, Alvaro Witthembury, Carlos Castillo-Chavez

14. The Role of Nonlinear Relapse on Contagion Amongst Drinking Communities
Ariel Cintrón-Arias, Fabio Sánchez, Xiaohong Wang, Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Dennis M. Gorman, Paul J. Gruenewald

Keywords: Statistics, Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences, Biomedicine general, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases

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