A Bayesian hierarchical model for disease mapping that accounts for scaling and heavy-tailed latent effects

no code yet • 21 Sep 2021

We explore two prior specifications of this scale mixture structure in simulation studies and in the analysis of Zika cases from the 2015-2016 epidemic in Rio de Janeiro.

Methodology

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On Reparameterization Invariant Bayesian Point Estimates and Credible Regions

no code yet • 22 Sep 2021

This paper considers reparameterization invariant Bayesian point estimates and credible regions of model parameters for scientific inference and communication.

Methodology

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Network meta-analysis of rare events using penalized likelihood regression

no code yet • 21 Sep 2021

Until recently, networks of interventions with rare events were analyzed using the inverse-variance NMA approach.

Methodology Applications

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Epidemic Management and Control Through Risk-Dependent Individual Contact Interventions

no code yet • 22 Sep 2021

Testing, contact tracing, and isolation (TTI) is an epidemic management and control approach that is difficult to implement at scale.

Applications Computers and Society

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