Affiliation: University of Florida
- A hybrid EM and Monte Carlo EM algorithm and its application to analysis of transmission of infectious diseasesYang Yang
Department of Biostatistics and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Biometrics 68:1238-49. 2012..We use the hybrid EM-MCEM algorithm to analyze two influenza epidemics in the late 1970s to assess the effects of age and preseason antibody levels on the transmissibility and pathogenicity of the viruses...