A Method for Detecting and Characterizing Multiple Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases
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Aronis, J. M., Millett, N. E., Wagner, M. M., Tsui, F., Ye, Y., & Cooper, G. F. (2016). A Method for Detecting and Characterizing Multiple Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6405

Abstract

We have developed an automated system that reads emergency department clinical reports and constructs models of multiple, possibly overlapping outbreaks. The system relies on a Bayesian scoring metric and search algorithms to find appropriate models. The system has been tested on simulated and actual data with good results.

https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6405
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