Discrete methods in epidemiology / James Abello, Graham Cormode, editors ; Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science ... [et al.].

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Discrete methods in epidemiology / James Abello, Graham Cormode, editors ; Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science ... [et al.].
Publication
Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, c2006.

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xi, 260 p. : ill.; 27 cm.
Series Statement
DIMACS series in discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science ; v. 70
Uniform Title
DIMACS series in discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science ; v. 70.
Genre/Form
Congress.
Note
  • "This DIMACS volume presents the proceedings from the DIMACS workshop on Data Mining and Epidemiology held at the DIMACS Center, Rutgers University, March 18-19, 2004"--T.p. verso.
  • "Volume grew out of the activities of the DIMACS Working Group on Data Mining and Epidemiology"--Acknowledgements.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Selected data mining concepts / James Abello, Graham Cormode, Dmitriy Fradkin, David Madigan, Ofer Melnik and Ilya Muchnik -- Descriptive epidemiology : a brief introduction / Dona Schneider -- Biostatistical challenges in molecular data analysis / William D. Shannon -- Mining online media for global disease outbreak monitoring / Lynette Hirschman and Laurie E. Damianos -- Generalized contingency tables and concept lattices / David Ozonoff, Alex Pogel and Tim Hannan -- Graph partitions and concept lattices / James Abello and Alex Pogel -- Using transmission dynamics models to validate vaccine efficacy measures prior to conducting HIV vaccine efficacy trials / Kamal Desai, Marie-Claude Boily, Benoit Masse and Roy M. Anderson -- Causal tree of disease transmission and the spreading of infectious diseases / Alexei Vazquez -- Structure of social contact networks and their impact on epidemics / Stephen Eubank, V. S. Anil Kumar, Madhav V. Marathe, Aravind Srinivasan and Nan Wang -- Random graphs (and the spread of infections in a social network) / James Abello and Michael Capalbo -- Attempting to narrow the integrality gap for the firefighter problem on trees / Stephen G. Hartke -- Influences on breast cancer survival via SVM classification in the SEER database / Jixin Li, Ilya Muchnik and Dona Schneider -- Validation of epidemiological models : chicken epidemiology in the UK / Dmitriy Fradkin, Ilya Muchnik, Patrick Hermans and Kenton Morgan.
ISBN
0821837540 (alk. paper)
LCCN
  • 2005057092
  • 9780821837542
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries