Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Epidemic Phenomena Using the R Package surveillance

@article{Meyer2014SpatioTemporalAO,
  title={Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Epidemic Phenomena Using the R Package surveillance},
  author={Sebastian Meyer and Leonhard Held and Michael H{\"o}hle},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1411.0416}
}
The availability of geocoded health data and the inherent temporal structure of communicable diseases have led to an increased interest in statistical models and software for spatio-temporal data with epidemic features. The open source R package surveillance can handle various levels of aggregation at which infective events have been recorded: individual-level time-stamped geo-referenced data (case reports) in either continuous space or discrete space, as well as counts aggregated by period and… CONTINUE READING
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