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Call number:SPRINGER-2016-9783319404134:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Mathematical and Statistical Modeling for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
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Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (63 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-40413-4
Contents:Preface -- A Reality of Its Own -- Modeling the Impact of Behavior Change on the Spread of Ebola -- A model for coupled outbreaks contained by behavior change -- Real-time assessment of the international spreading risk associated with the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak -- Modeling the case of early detection of Ebola virus disease -- Modeling ring vaccination strategies to control Ebola virus disease epidemics -- Estimation of the number of sickbeds during Ebola epidemics using optimal control the ory -- Inverse problems and Ebola virus disease using an age of infection model -- Assessing the Efficiency of Movement -- Restriction as a Control Strategy of Ebola -- Patch models of EVD transmission dynamics -- From bee species aggregation to models of disease avoidance: The \emph{Ben-Hur} effect} -- Designing Public Health Policies to Mitigate the Adverse Consequences of Rural-Urban Migration via Meta-Population Modeling -- Age of Infection Epidemic Models -- Optimal Control of
Vaccination in an Age-Structured Cholera Model -- A Multi-risk Model for Understanding the Spread of Chlamydia -- The 1997 Measles Outbreak in Metropolitan São Paulo, Brazil: Strategic Implications of Increasing Urbanization -- Methods to determine the end of an infectious disease epidemic: A short review -- Statistical considerations in infectious disease randomized controlled trials -- Epidemic models with and without mortality: when does it matter?- Capturing Household Transmission in Compartmen tal Models of Infectious Disease -- Bistable endemic states in a Susceptible-Infectious-Susceptible model with behavior-dependent Vaccination -- Index
ISBN:9783319404134
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Keywords: Mathematics , Infectious diseases , Epidemiology , Probabilities , Statistics , Mathematics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Infectious Diseases , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Epidemiology
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Call number:SPRINGER-2010-9780387938356:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology [electronic resource] : Concepts, Methods, Mathematical Models, and Public Health
Author(s): Alexander Krmer
Mirjam Kretzschmar
Klaus Krickeberg
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Hardly a day goes by without news headlines concerning infectious disease threats. Currently the spectre of a pandemic of influenza A|H1N1 is raising its head, and heated debates are taking place about the pros and cons ofvaccinating young girls agai nst human papilloma virus. For an evidence-based and responsible communication of infectious disease topics to avoid misunderstandings and overreaction of the public, we need solid scientific knowledge andan understanding of all aspects of infectious dise ases and their control. The aim of our book is to present the reader with the general picture and the main ideas of the subject. The book introduces the reader to methodological aspectsof epidemiology that are specific for infectious diseases and provides insight into the epidemiology of some classes of infectious diseases characterized by their main modes of transmission. This choice of topics bridges the gapbetween scientific research on the clinical, biological, mathematical, social and economic aspect s of infectious diseases and their applications in public health. The book will help the reader to understand the impact of infectiousdiseases on modern society and the instruments that policy makers have at their disposal to deal with these challenges. I t is written for students of the health sciences, both of curative medicine and public health, and for expertsthat are active in these and related domains, and it may be of interest for the educated layman since the technical level is kept relatively low. The authors are internationally renowned experts in the field of infectious diseaseepidemiology. The editors come from different scientific backgrounds but have been devoted to research in infectious disease epidemiology for many years. Alexander Krmer i s an internist and epidemiologist who co-founded the firstSchool of Public Health in the German-speaking region of Europe at the University of Bielefeld. Mirjam Kretzschmar is a mathematician an
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Contents:I Challenges
The Global Burden of Infectious Diseases
Global Challenges of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
EmergingEmerging infectious diseases and Re
emerging Infectious Diseases
Infectious Disease Control Policies and the Role of Governmental and Intergovernmental Organisations
II General concepts and methods
Principles of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Social Risk Factors
Molecular Typing and Clustering Analysis as a Tool for Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Epidemiologic Surveillance
Outbreak Investigations
Geographic Information Systems
Methods and
ISBN:9780387938356
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Series:Statistics for Biology and Health, 1431-8776
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Keywords: Statistics , Medicine , Emerging infectious diseases , Cartography , Statistical methods
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Call number:SPRINGER-2010-9780387686363:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Design and Analysis of Vaccine Studies [electronic resource]
Author(s): M. Elizabeth Halloran
Jr. Longini Ira M
Claudio J Struchiner
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
Size:1 online resource
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Note:Widespread immunization has many different kinds of effects in individuals and populations, including in the unvaccinated individuals. The challenge is in understanding and estimating all of these effects. This book presents aunified conceptual frame work of the different effects of vaccination at the individual and at the population level. The book covers many different vaccine effects, including vaccine efficacy for susceptibility, for disease, forpost-infection outcomes, and for infectiousness. The book includes methods for evaluating indirect, total and overall effects of vaccination programs in populations. Topics include household studies, evaluating correlates of immuneprotection, and applications of casual inference. Material on concepts of in fectious disease epidemiology, transmission models, casual inference, and vaccines provides background for the reader. This is the first book to presentvaccine evaluation in this comprehensive conceptual framework. This book is intended for colleagues and students in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, and infectious diseases. Most essential concepts are described in simplelanguage accessible to epidemiologists, followed by technical material accessible to statisticians. M. Elizabeth Halloran and Ira Longini are professors of biostatistics at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson CancerResearch Center in Seattle. Claudio Struchiner is professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Brazilian School of Public Health of the Oswaldo Cr uz Foundation in Rio de Janeiro. The authors are prominent researchers in the area.Halloran and Struchiner developed the study designs for dependent happenings to delineate indirect, total, and overall effects. Halloran has made contributions at the inter face of epidemiological methods, causal inference, andtransmission dynamics. Longini works in the area of stochastic processes applied to epidemiological infectious disease problems, specializing in the
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Contents:Introduction and examples
Overview of vaccine effects and study designs
Immunology and early phase trials
binomial and stochastic transmission models
R0 and deterministic models
Evaluating protective effects of vaccination
Modes of action and time
varying VES
Further Evaluation of Protective Effects
Vaccine effects on post
infection outcomes
House
hold based studies
Analysis of households in communities
Analysis of independent households
Assessing Indirect, total and overall effects
Randomization and baseline transmission
Surrogates of protection
ISBN:9780387686363
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Keywords: Statistics , Emerging infectious diseases
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Call number:SPRINGER-2009-9789048123681:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats [electronic resource]
Author(s): Joseph D Puglisi
Date:2009
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:This volume is a collection of articles from the proceedings of the International School of Structural Biology and Magnetic Resonance 8th Course: Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats. This NATO Advance Study Institute(ASI) was held in Er ice at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture on 19 through 30 June 2007. The ASI brought together a diverse group of experts who bridged the fields of virology and biology, biophysics,chemistry and physics. Prominent lecturers a nd students from around the world representant a total of 24 countries participated in the NATO ASI organized by Professors Joseph Puglisi (Stanford University, USA) and Alexander Arseniev(Moscow, RU). The central hypothesis underlying this ASI was that i nterdisciplinary research, merging principles of physics, chemistry and biology, can drive new discovery in detecting and fighting bioterrorism agents, lead to cleanerenvironments, and help propel development in NATO partner countries. The ASI merged the related disciplines of biophysics, biochemistry and molecular structure to treat, detect, and understand emerging infectious diseases. It addressedthe treatment and detection of bioterrorism agents, and focused on critical partner country priorities in bi otechnology, materials, drug discovery and the environment. It provided crossroads discussing new technologies in biophysicsand structural biology, their implications pathogen detection and treatment and their role in partner country development. The ASI allowed deep and wide-ranging discussion between lecturers and students, providing overviews of keyareas and links between them. The range of topics represent the diversity of critical problems between structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics, in w hich lies the fertile ground of drug development, biotechnology and newmaterials
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Contents:Preface
List of Contributors
A Simple Model for Protein Folding
Complementarity of Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Properties in Protein Ligand Complexes: A New Tool to Improve Docking Results
Structures of Cvnh Family Lectins
Biohysical Approaches to Study DNA Base Flipping
The Diversity of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Improved Dye Stability in Single
Molecule Fluorescence Experiments
The Evaluation of Isotope Editing and Filtering for Protein
Ligand Interaction Elucidation by NMR
Ribosome: an Ancient Cellular Nano
Machine for Genetic Code Translation
Course A
ISBN:9789048123681
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Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Biotechnology , Chemistry , Particles (Nuclear physics) , Crystallography , Biomedical engineering
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Call number:SPRINGER-2009-9789048123131:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology [electronic resource]
Author(s): Gerardo Chowell
James M Hyman
Lus M. A Bettencourt
Carlos Castillo-Chavez
Date:2009
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
Size:1 online resource
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Note:This book is intended as a primary resource for graduate students and researchers working in the field of infectious disease epidemiology. This collection of contributions presents deterministic and stochastic approaches forepidemic modelling and sta tistical inference of epidemiological parameters including the real time assessment of the transmission potential of infectious diseases, issues related to the sensitivity of model assumptions, the use ofhistorical archives as valuable sources of epidemio logical information, modeling of vaccination programs and relapse, statistical challenges in bio surveillance, approaches for the spatial and temporal analysis of disease time series,quantification of parameter uncertainty and methodologies for sensitivit y analysis. Methods and tools are illustrated with simulated and real datasets such as the 1918 influenza pandemic in Winnipeg, Canada, the 1968 influenza pandemicin US cities, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the 2005 Marburg fever outbreak in A ngola, rubella epidemics in Peru, rotavirus in Mexico and pneumococcal disease in Australia
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Contents:Chapter 1: The basic reproduction number of infectious diseases: Computation and estimation using compartmental epidemic models Gerardo Chowell and Fred Brauer
Chapter 2: Stochastic Epidemic Modeling Priscilla E. Greenwood and Luis F. Gordillo
Chapter 3: Two critical issues in quantitative modeling of communicable diseases: Inference of unobservables and dependent happening Hiroshi Nishiura, Masayuki Kakehashi and Hisashi Inaba
Chapter 4: A note on the definition of contacts, measures of mixing, and model parametrization Stephen Tennenbaum
Chapter 5: The effective reproduction numb
ISBN:9789048123131
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Keywords: Statistics , Medicine , Emerging infectious diseases , Epidemiology
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Title:Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic Data [electronic resource]
Author(s): Timothy L Lash
Matthew P Fox
Aliza K Fink
Date:2009
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
Size:1 online resource
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Note:This text provides the first-ever compilation of bias analysis methods for use with epidemiologic data. It guides the reader through the planning stages of bias analysis, including the design of validation studies and thecollection of validity data f rom other sources. Three chapters present methods for corrections to address selection bias, uncontrolled confounding, and classification errors. Subsequent chapters extend these methods to multidimensionalbias analysis, probabilistic bias analysis, and m ultiple bias analysis. The text concludes with a chapter on presentation and interpretation of bias analysis results. Although techniques for bias analysis have been available fordecades, these methods are considered difficult to implement. This text not only gathers the methods into one cohesive and organized presentation, it also explains the methods in a consistent fashion and provides customizablespreadsheets to implement the solutions. By downloading the spreadsheets (available at links provided in t he text), readers can follow the examples in the text and then modify the spreadsheet to complete their own bias analyses.Readers without experience using quantitative bias analysis will be able to design, implement, and understand bias analyses that addr ess the major threats to the validity of epidemiologic research. More experienced analysts will valuethe compilation of bias analysis methods and links to software tools that facilitate their projects. Timothy L. Lash is an Associate Professor of Epidemio logy and Matthew P. Fox is an Assistant Professor in the Center for InternationalHealth and Development, both at the Boston University School of Public Health. Aliza K. Fink is a Project Manager at Macro International in Bethesda, Maryland. Together they have organized and presented many day-long workshops on themethods of quantitative bias analysis. In addition, they have collaborated on many papers that developed methods of quantitative bias analysis
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Contents:Introduction, objectives and an alternative
A guide to implementing quantitative bias analysis
Data sources for bias analysis
Selection bias
Unmeasured and unknown confounders
Misclassification
Multidimensional bias analysis
Probabilistic bias analysis
Multiple bias modeling
Presentation and inference
ISBN:9780387879598
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Keywords: Medicine , Emerging infectious diseases , Epidemiology , Computer simulation , Statistics , Social sciences Methodology
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Title:Tutorials in Mathematical Biosciences IV [electronic resource] : Evolution and Ecology
Author(s): Avner Friedman
Date:2008
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:The book offers an easy introduction to fast growing research areas in evolution of species, population genetics, ecological models, and population dynamics. The first two chapters review the concept and methodologies ofphylogenetic trees computation al schemes and illustrations are given, including applications such as tracing the origin of SARS and influenza. The third chapter introduces the reader to ecological models, including predator-preymodels. This chapter includes and introduction to reactio n-diffusion equations, which are used to analyze the ecological models. The next chapter reviews a broad range of ongoing research in population dynamics, including evolution ofdispersal models it also features interesting mathematical theorems and lists open problems. The final chapter deals with gene frequencies under the action of migration and selection. The book is addressed to readers at the level ofgrad students and researchers. A background in PDEs is provided
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Contents:Inference of Phylogenetic Trees
Large
Scale Phylogenetic Analysis of Emerging Infectious Diseases
ReactionDiffusion Equations and Ecological Modeling
The Dynamics of MigrationSelection Models
Some Challenging Mathematical Problems in Evolution of Dispersal and Population Dynamics
ISBN:9783540743316
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Series:Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 0075-8434 : v1922
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Keywords: Mathematics , Biology Mathematics , Physiology Mathematics
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Title:The Frailty Model [electronic resource]
Author(s): Luc Duchateau
Paul Janssen
Date:2008
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Clustered survival data are encountered in many scientific disciplines including human and veterinary medicine, biology, epidemiology, public health and demography. Frailty models provide a powerful tool to analyse clusteredsurvival data. In contrast to the large number of research publications on frailty models, relatively few statistical software packages contain frailty models. It is demanding for statistical practitioners and graduate students tograsp a good knowledge on frailty models from the e xisting literature. This book provides an in-depth discussion and explanation of the basics of frailty model methodology for such readers. The discussion includes parametric andsemiparametric frailty models and accelerated failure time models. Common tech niques to fit frailty models include the EM-algorithm, penalised likelihood techniques, Laplacian integration and Bayesian techniques. More advanced frailtymodels for hierarchical data are also included. Real-life examples are used to demonstrate how part icular frailty models can be fitted and how the results should be interpreted. The programs to fit all the worked-out examples in thebook are available from the Springer website with most of the programs developed in the freeware packages R and Winbugs. T he book starts with a brief overview of some basic concepts in classical survival analysis, collecting what isneeded for the reading on the more complex frailty models. Luc Duchateau is Associate Professor of Statistics at the Faculty of Veterinary Medici ne of the Ghent University, Belgium. He is board member of the Quetelet Society (BelgianRegion of the International Biometric Society) and of the International Biometric Society Channel Network. He has collaborated extensively with physicians in oncology and allergy, public health workers and veterinarians, and is anauthor of numerous papers in statistical, medical and veterinarian journals. Paul Janssen is Professor of Statistics at the Centre for Stat
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Contents:Parametric proportional hazards models with gamma frailty
Alternatives for the frailty model
Frailty distributions
The semiparametric frailty model
Multifrailty and multilevel models
Extensions of the frailty model
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Keywords: Statistics , Oncology , Emerging infectious diseases , Epidemiology , Computer simulation , Biometrics
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Call number:SPRINGER-2002-9781461300656:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Mathematical Approaches for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Models, Methods, and Theory
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Date:2002
Size:1 online resource (377 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4613-0065-6
Contents:New directions in the mathematics of infectious disease -- Fred Brauer: The man and his mathematics -- Kenneth L. Cooke: Researcher, educator par excellence -- Maximal prevalence and the basic reproduction number in simple epidemics
-- The transition through stages with arbitrary length distributions, and applications in epidemics -- Measles outbreaks are not chaotic -- Epidemics among a population of households -- Infection transmission dynamics and vaccination
program effectiveness as a function of vaccine effects in individuals -- The influence of different forms of cross-protective immunity on the population dynamics of antigenically diverse pathogens -- Dynamics of multiple strains of
infectious agents coupled by cross-immunity: A comparison of models -- Virulence evolution in macro-parasites -- Mathematical models for schistosomiasis with delays and multiple definitive hosts -- Infectious disease models with
chronological age structure and epidemiological age structure -- Effects of genetic heterogeneity on HIV transmission in homosexual populations -- Age-structured core group model and its impact on STD dynamics -- Global dynamics of
tuberculosis models with density dependent demography -- Global stability in some SEIR epidemic models -- The global stability analysis for an SIS model with age and infection age structures -- Endemic threshold and stability in an
evolutionary epidemic model -- Epilogue -- List of tutorial/workshop participants -- IMA volume 125 contents: Mathematical approaches for emerging and reemerging infectious diseases: an introduction
ISBN:9781461300656
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Series:The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications: 126
Keywords: Medicine , Epidemiology , Biomathematics , Medicine & Public Health , Epidemiology , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Physiological, Cellular and Medical Topics
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