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PyMC: Bayesian Stochastic Modelling in Python.
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This user guide describes a Python package, PyMC, that allows users to efficiently code a probabilistic model and draw samples from its posterior distribution using Markov chain Monte Carlo techniques. Expand
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Bayesian hierarchichal model for evaluating the risk of vessel strikes on North Atlantic right whales in the SE United States
A primary factor threatening the recovery of the North Atlantic right whale is the on- going risk of collision with large ocean-going vessels. Hence, any viable conservation strategy must includeExpand
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Detection heterogeneity in underwater visual‐census data
This study shows how capture–mark–recapture (CMR) models can provide robust estimates of detection heterogeneity (sources of bias) in underwater visual-census data. Detection biases among observersExpand
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Human Metapneumovirus Infection in Jordanian Children: Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Severe Disease
Background: Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) is a leading cause of acute respiratory tract infection in young children. Our objectives were to define HMPV epidemiology and circulating strains andExpand
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Adaptive Management and the Value of Information: Learning Via Intervention in Epidemiology
This Research Article explores the benefits of applying Adaptive Management approaches to disease outbreaks, finding that formally integrating science and policy allows one to reduce uncertainty andExpand
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Simultaneous modeling of habitat suitability, occupancy, and relative abundance: African elephants in Zimbabwe.
The recent development of statistical models such as dynamic site occupancy models provides the opportunity to address fairly complex management and conservation problems with relatively simpleExpand
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Efficient estimation of abundance for patchily distributed populations via two-phase, adaptive sampling.
Many organisms are patchily distributed, with some patches occupied at high density, others at lower densities, and others not occupied. Estimation of overall abundance can be difficult and isExpand
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Randomized Double-Blind Study of the Safety and Immunogenicity of Standard-Dose Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine versus High-Dose Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Adult Hematopoietic
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT) survivors are less likely than matched healthy controls to mount a strong immune response to trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV). High-doseExpand
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AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 5: advanced analytic methods.
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We present advanced analytic methods that address four common questions that guide reviews of complex interventions. Expand
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Multiple Introductions and Antigenic Mismatch with Vaccines May Contribute to Increased Predominance of G12P[8] Rotaviruses in the United States
Rotavirus is an important cause of childhood diarrheal disease worldwide. Two immunodominant proteins of rotavirus, VP7 and VP4, determine G and P genotypes, respectively. Recently, G12P[8]Expand
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