Computational Modeling of Infectious Disease

Computational Modeling of Infectious Disease

With Applications in Python

1st Edition - March 20, 2023

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  • Author: Chris Von Csefalvay
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323953894

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Description

Computational Modeling of Infectious Diseases: With Applications in Python provides an illustrated compendium of tools and tactics for analyzing infectious diseases using cutting-edge computational methods. From simple S(E)IR models through time series analysis to geospatial models, this book is both a guided tour through the computational analysis of infectious diseases and a quick-reference manual for practitioners. Chapters are accompanied by extensive practical examples in Python, illustrating applications from start to finish. Computational Modeling of Infectious Diseases is designed for researchers and practicing infectious disease forecasters, modelers, data scientists, and those who wish to learn more about analysis of infectious disease processes in the real world.

Key Features

  • Connects computational infectious disease analysis to state-of-the-art data science
  • conveys ideas on epidemiology and infectious disease modeling in a clear, accessible way
  • Provides code examples to elucidate best practices

Readership

Researchers and practicing infectious disease forecasters/modelers; data scientists integrating a model of an infectious disease into their existing frameworks; computational scientists who need to understand the underlying logic of infectious disease models; Infectious disease specialists who need solid quantitative grounding for their research. Graduate students in virology, infectious disease medicine, quantitative biology, quantitative ecology, and epidemiology; infectious disease forecasters at public health authorities, hospitals, regulatory bodies

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    2. Simple compartmental models
    3. Modeling host factors
    4. Host-vector and multi-host systems
    5. Multi-pathogen systems
    6. Modeling the control of infectious disease
    7. Temporal dynamics of infectious disease
    8. Spatial models of infectious disease
    9. Agent-based models

Product details

  • No. of pages: 250
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: March 20, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323953894

About the Author

Chris Von Csefalvay

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Chris von Csefalvay was educated at Oxford, Leiden and Cardiff. A data scientist by background, he has advised enterprises, NGOs and governments on the use of computational tools and Big Data to manage the challenges of public health in a rapidly changing world. He joined Starschema Inc. in 2018, serving as Vice-President for Special Projects. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice-President for Special Projects, Starschema Inc., VA, USA

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