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AIDS Epidemiology

Methodological Issues

  • Nicholas P. Jewell
  • Klaus Dietz
  • Vernon T. Farewell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. The Backcalculation Technique for Reconstruction of HIV Infection Patterns and AIDS Projections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages xvii-xvii
    2. Ron Brookmeyer, Jiangang Liao
      Pages 39-60
    3. Peter R. Bacchetti, Mark R. Segal, Nicholas P. Jewell
      Pages 61-80
    4. Marcello Pagano, Victor De Gruttola, Samantha MaWhinney, Xin Ming Tu
      Pages 123-140
  3. HIV Transmission Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Klaus Dietz, David Tudor
      Pages 143-155
    3. Herbert W. Hethcote, James W. Van Ark
      Pages 174-208
  4. Statistical Approaches to Markers of HIV Disease Progression

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Nicholas P. Jewell, John D. Kalbfleisch
      Pages 211-230
    3. Steve Self, Yudi Pawitan
      Pages 231-255
    4. Anastasios A. Tsiatis, Urania Dafni, Victor DeGruttola, Kathleen J. Propert, Robert L. Strawderman, Michael Wulfsohn
      Pages 256-274
  5. General Methodological Investigations

About this book

Introduction

In 1974, the Societal Institute of the Mathematical Sciences (SIMS) initiated a series of five-day Research Application Conferences (RAC's) at Alta, Utah, for the purpose of probing in depth societal fields in light of their receptivity to mathematical and statistical analysis. The first eleven conferences addressed ecosystems, epidemiology, energy, environmental health, time series and ecological processes, energy and health, energy conversion and fluid mechanics, environmental epidemiology: risk assessment, atomic bomb survival data: utilization and analysis, modem statistical methods in chronic disease epidemiology and scientific issues in quantitative cancer risk assess­ ment. These Proceedings are a result of the twelfth conference on Statistical Methodology for Study of the AIDS Epidemic which was held in 1991 at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California. For five days, 45 speakers and observers contributed their expertise in the relevant biology and statistics. The presentations were timely and the discussion was both enlightening and at times spirited. Members of the Program Committee for the Conference were Klaus Dietz (University of Tiibingen, Germany), Vernon T. Farewell (University of Waterloo, Ontario), and Nicholas P. Jewell (University of California, Berke­ ley) (Chair). The Conference was supported by a grant to SIMS from the National Institute of Drug Abuse. D. L. Thomsen, Jr.

Keywords

AIDS Intensiv-Informations-Management-System Radiologieinformationssystem cancer epidemiology statistics

Editors and affiliations

  • Nicholas P. Jewell
    • 1
  • Klaus Dietz
    • 2
  • Vernon T. Farewell
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of StatisticsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Medical BiometryUniversity of TübingenTübingenGermany
  3. 3.Dept. of StatisticsUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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