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Author Sattenspiel, Lisa, author.

Title The geographic spread of infectious diseases : models and applications / Lisa Sattenspiel ; with contributions from Alun Lloyd.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 286 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Series Princeton series in theoretical and computational biology
Princeton series in theoretical and computational biology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-278) and index.
Contents The art of epidemic modeling : concepts and basic structures -- Modeling the geographic spread of influenza epidemics -- Modeling geographic spread I : population-based approaches -- Spatial heterogeneity and endemicity : the case of measles -- Modeling geographic spread II : individual-based approaches -- Spatial models and the control of foot-and-mouth disease -- Maps, projections, and GIS : geographers' approaches -- Revisiting SARS and looking to the future.
Summary The 1918-19 influenza epidemic killed more than fifty million people worldwide. The SARS epidemic of 2002-3, by comparison, killed fewer than a thousand. The success in containing the spread of SARS was due largely to the rapid global response of public health authorities, which was aided by insights resulting from mathematical models. Models enabled authorities to better understand how the disease spread and to assess the relative effectiveness of different control strategies. In this book, Lisa Sattenspiel and Alun Lloyd provide a comprehensive introduction to mathematical models in epidemiology and show how they can be used to predict and control the geographic spread of major infectious diseases. --From publisher's description.
Note Print version record.
Subject Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology -- Mathematical models.
Models, Theoretical.
Communicable Diseases -- transmission.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Disease Outbreaks -- statistics & numerical data.
MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment.
MEDICAL -- Epidemiology.
Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology -- Mathematical models. (OCoLC)fst00869892
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lloyd, Alun, 1970- author.
Other Form: Print version: Sattenspiel, Lisa. Geographic spread of infectious diseases. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009 9780691121321 (DLC) 2008038171 (OCoLC)245024532
ISBN 9781400831708 (electronic bk.)
1400831709 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000048595736
AU@ 000051366871
CDX 12123215
DEBBG BV043085470
DEBBG BV044142057
DEBSZ 379314096
DEBSZ 421704608
GBVCP 1003644031
HEBIS 29391673X
NZ1 14244727

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