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The Mathematics and Statistics of Infectious Disease Outbreaks

  • 7.5 credits

The aim of the course is to gain understanding of models for the spread of infectious diseases and to draw conclusions from observations of an ongoing outbreak. The contents of the course includes basic models for the spread of infectious diseases and their basic properties, simulation of more complicated epidemic models and finally statistical methods for estimating parameters and predicting the outcome of an epidemic.

Further course information will appear soon on this page. Until then, information can be found on the department website.