Provides a coherent and comprehensive account of the theory and practice of real-time human disease outbreak detection, explicitly recognizing the revolution in practices of infection control and public health surveillance.
*Reviews the current mathematical, statistical, and computer science systems for early detection of disease outbreaks
*Provides extensive coverage of existing surveillance data
*Discusses experimental methods for data measurement and evaluation
*Addresses engineering and practical implementation of effective early detection systems
*Includes real case studies