Interdisciplinary Public Health Reasoning and Epidemic Modelling: The Case of Black Death / Edition 1

Interdisciplinary Public Health Reasoning and Epidemic Modelling: The Case of Black Death / Edition 1

by George Christakos, Ricardo A. Olea, Marc L. Serre, Hwa-Lung Yu
     
 

ISBN-10: 364206518X

ISBN-13: 9783642065187

Pub. Date: 11/09/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This multidisciplinary reference takes the reader through all four major phases of interdisciplinary inquiry: adequate conceptualization, rigorous formulation, substantive interpretation, and innovative implementation. The text introduces a novel synthetic paradigm of public health reasoning and epidemic modelling, and implements it with a study of the infamous

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Overview

This multidisciplinary reference takes the reader through all four major phases of interdisciplinary inquiry: adequate conceptualization, rigorous formulation, substantive interpretation, and innovative implementation. The text introduces a novel synthetic paradigm of public health reasoning and epidemic modelling, and implements it with a study of the infamous 14th century AD Black Death disaster that killed at least one-fourth of the European population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642065187
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
0.70(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Toward an Interdisciplinary Methodology.- Shastic Modelling.- Black Death: The Background.- Mathematical Formulation of the Knowledge Bases.- Spatiotemporal Mapping of the Epidemic.- Epea Pteroenta.

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