Shannon C Wieland

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Re-identification of home addresses from spatial locations anonymized by Gaussian skew
    Christopher A Cassa
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:45. 2008
  2. pmc Automated real time constant-specificity surveillance for disease outbreaks
    Shannon C Wieland
    Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:15. 2007
  3. pmc Revealing the spatial distribution of a disease while preserving privacy
    Shannon C Wieland
    Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17608-13. 2008
  4. pmc Density-equalizing Euclidean minimum spanning trees for the detection of all disease cluster shapes
    Shannon C Wieland
    Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:9404-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Re-identification of home addresses from spatial locations anonymized by Gaussian skew
    Christopher A Cassa
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:45. 2008
    ..If several such versions are available, each can be used to incrementally refine estimates of the original geocoded location...
  2. pmc Automated real time constant-specificity surveillance for disease outbreaks
    Shannon C Wieland
    Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:15. 2007
    ..The usefulness of outbreak detection strategies depends on their specificity; the false alarm rate affects the interpretation of alarms...
  3. pmc Revealing the spatial distribution of a disease while preserving privacy
    Shannon C Wieland
    Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17608-13. 2008
    ..We apply the method to patients in New York County, New York, showing that privacy is guaranteed while moving patients 25-150 times less than aggregation by zip code...
  4. pmc Density-equalizing Euclidean minimum spanning trees for the detection of all disease cluster shapes
    Shannon C Wieland
    Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:9404-9. 2007
    ..Sensitivity and accuracy comparisons with the prevailing cluster detection method show that the method performs similarly on approximately circular historical clusters and greatly improves detection for noncircular clusters...