Introduction to Space-Time Disease Surveillance - resource guide (HGEO 105)


This resource guide provides a review of case studies using freely available space-time disease surveillance software. Software packages have been categorized based on the level of user expertise required to run them.

  • Basic
    • CrimeStat
  • Intermediate
    • SaTScan
    • GeoSurveillance
    • ClusterSeer
  • Advanced
  • R-Surveillance
  • R-DCluster

Resource format

This guide is provided as a PDF document for review and download. For related information please see the online course: HGEO 103 Space-Time Disease Surveillance

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