AIDS Epidemiology: Methodological Issues by Mitchell H. Gail, Philip S. Rosenberg (auth.), Nicholas P.

By Mitchell H. Gail, Philip S. Rosenberg (auth.), Nicholas P. Jewell, Klaus Dietz, Vernon T. Farewell (eds.)

In 1974, the Societal Institute of the Mathematical Sciences (SIMS) initiated a chain of five-day study software meetings (RAC's) at Alta, Utah, for the aim of probing extensive societal fields in gentle in their receptivity to mathematical and statistical research. the 1st 11 meetings addressed ecosystems, epidemiology, power, environmental wellbeing and fitness, time sequence and ecological tactics, strength and wellbeing and fitness, strength conversion and fluid mechanics, environmental epidemiology: probability evaluate, atomic bomb survival information: usage and research, modem statistical equipment in persistent ailment epidemiology and medical matters in quantitative melanoma chance investigate­ ment. those lawsuits are as a result of the the 12th convention on Statistical method for research of the AIDS Epidemic which was once held in 1991 on the Mathematical Sciences study Institute, Berkeley, California. for 5 days, forty five audio system and observers contributed their services within the correct biology and information. The displays have been well timed and the dialogue was once either enlightening and every now and then lively. contributors of this system Committee for the convention have been Klaus Dietz (University of Tiibingen, Germany), Vernon T. Farewell (University of Waterloo, Ontario), and Nicholas P. Jewell (University of California, Berke­ ley) (Chair). The convention used to be supported through a provide to SIMS from the nationwide Institute of Drug Abuse. D. L. Thomsen, Jr.

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H. and Carroll, R. J. (1991). Estimating HIV prevalence and projecting AIDS incidence in the United States: A model that accounts for therapy and changes in the surveillance definition of AIDS. (Submitted). Rosenberg, P. , Gail, M. H. and Pee, D. (1991). Mean square error of estimates of HIV prevalence and short-term AIDS projections derived by backcalculation. Statistics in Medicine 10, 1167-1180. Rosenberg, P. , Gail, M. , Vermund, S. , et at (1991b). National AIDS incidence trends and the extent of zidovudine therapy in selected demographic and transmission groups.

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Rosenberg, P. S. and Gail, M. H. (1991). Backcalculation of flexible linear models of the human immunodeficiency virus infection curve. Applied Statistics 40, 269-282. Rosenberg, P. , Gail, M. H. and Carroll, R. J. (1991). Estimating HIV prevalence and projecting AIDS incidence in the United States: A model that accounts for therapy and changes in the surveillance definition of AIDS. (Submitted). Rosenberg, P. , Gail, M. H. and Pee, D. (1991). Mean square error of estimates of HIV prevalence and short-term AIDS projections derived by backcalculation.

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