Parameter Estimates and Real-Time Prediction of a Single Dengue Outbreak

Description

The DengueRT package uses the incidence data from a single dengue outbreak and provides functions to estimate the final size, the turning point of the epidemic and to conduct a real-time prediction for these parameters using several nonlinear models taking into account model uncertainty using model averaging. Graphical tools for a visualization of the results are also included.

Details

Package: DengueRT
Type: Package
Version: 1.0.1
Date: 2016-04-19
License: GPL-3

Author(s)

Carlos Sebrango, Lizet Sanchez, Ziv Shkedy, Ewoud De Troyer

Maintainer: Carlos Sebrango <sebrango@uniss.edu.cu>

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