Objective measures for sentinel surveillance in network epidemiology

@article{Holme2018ObjectiveMF,
  title={Objective measures for sentinel surveillance in network epidemiology},
  author={Petter Holme},
  journal={Physical Review. E},
  year={2018},
  volume={98}
}
  • P. Holme
  • Published 28 March 2018
  • Computer Science
  • Physical Review. E
Assume one has the capability of determining whether a node in a network is infectious or not by probing it. Then problem of optimizing sentinel surveillance in networks is to identify the nodes to probe such that an emerging disease outbreak can be discovered early or reliably. Whether the emphasis should be on early or reliable detection depends on the scenario in question. We investigate three objective measures from the literature quantifying the performance of nodes in sentinel… 

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