Inferring population-level contact heterogeneity from common epidemic data

@inproceedings{Stack2013InferringPC,
  title={Inferring population-level contact heterogeneity from common epidemic data},
  author={J. Conrad Stack and Shweta Bansal and V. S. Anil Kumar and Bryan T. Grenfell},
  booktitle={Journal of the Royal Society, Interface},
  year={2013}
}
Models of infectious disease spread that incorporate contact heterogeneity through contact networks are an important tool for epidemiologists studying disease dynamics and assessing intervention strategies. One of the challenges of contact network epidemiology has been the difficulty of collecting individual and population-level data needed to develop an… CONTINUE READING