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## Epidemics on networks: An introduction to the theory of the epidemic processes by which diseases spread over networks of contact between humans, animals, plants, and even computers

*M. E. J. Newman*

### in Networks: An Introduction

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199206650
- eISBN:
- 9780191594175
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0017
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

One of the reasons for the large investment the scientific community has made in the study of social networks is their connection with the spread of disease. Diseases spread over networks of contacts ... More

## Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

*A. C. Davison, Yadolah Dodge, and N. Wermuth (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566540
- eISBN:
- 9780191718038
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Sir David Cox is among the most important statisticians of the past half-century, making pioneering and highly influential contributions to a wide range of topics in statistics and applied ... More

## Stochastic modeling: The impact of chance

*Odo Diekmann, Hans Heesterbeek, and Tom Britton*

### in Mathematical Tools for Understanding Infectious Disease Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691155395
- eISBN:
- 9781400845620
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691155395.003.0003
- Subject:
- Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter defines a stochastic counterpart to the homogeneous deterministic epidemic model introduced in Chapter 1. The model considers a homogeneous community of individuals that mix uniformly, ... More

## Health Policy Modeling: Epidemic Control, HIV Vaccines, and Risky Behavior

*Sally Blower, Katia Koelle, and John Mills*

### in Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- October 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780300087512
- eISBN:
- 9780300128222
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Yale University Press
- DOI:
- 10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0014
- Subject:
- Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the obstacles to HIV vaccine development and reviews vaccine strategies currently under development. It discusses HIV epidemic control models as health policy tools. These ... More

## Inference, or how to deduce conclusions from data

*Odo Diekmann, Hans Heesterbeek, and Tom Britton*

### in Mathematical Tools for Understanding Infectious Disease Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691155395
- eISBN:
- 9781400845620
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691155395.003.0005
- Subject:
- Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter describes methods for making inferences about key epidemiological parameters from available data. The chapter presents the powerful statistical method called maximum-likelihood (ML) ... More

## A brief guide to computer intensive statistics

*Odo Diekmann, Hans Heesterbeek, and Tom Britton*

### in Mathematical Tools for Understanding Infectious Disease Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691155395
- eISBN:
- 9781400845620
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691155395.003.0015
- Subject:
- Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Chapters 5, 13 and 14 presented methods for making inference about infectious diseases from available data. This is of course one of the main motivations for modeling: learning about important ... More

## The Flow of Information

*Stuart Macdonald*

### in Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- October 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199241477
- eISBN:
- 9780191696947
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.003.0005
- Subject:
- Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses how information should flow in an organization. There are only two ways in which information can exist in any location — either it was created there, or it was transferred ... More

## Statistical Issues in HIV Prevention

*Ron Brookmeyer*

### in Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- October 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780300087512
- eISBN:
- 9780300128222
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Yale University Press
- DOI:
- 10.12987/yale/9780300087512.003.0004
- Subject:
- Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the key statistical issues that emerge in the design and analysis of HIV prevention studies. It focuses on the strengths and limitations of various study designs including ... More

## Age structure

*Odo Diekmann, Hans Heesterbeek, and Tom Britton*

### in Mathematical Tools for Understanding Infectious Disease Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691155395
- eISBN:
- 9781400845620
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691155395.003.0009
- Subject:
- Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter elaborates on the special case of age structure. Especially in the context of infectious diseases among humans, “age” is often used to characterize individuals. Partly this reflects our ... More

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