Approaches to the space-time modelling of infectious disease behaviour

Andrew B. Lawson, Petra Leimich

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Abstract

A new approach to the space-time modelling of infectious diseases is considered. A modulated heterogeneous Poisson process with intensity defined as a function of a two-dimensional susceptibility field is proposed. The model is fitted to a measles epidemic using a proportional hazards approximation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-13
Number of pages13
JournalMathematical Medicine and Biology
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2000

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