Non-Parametric Scan Statistics for Disease Outbreak Detection on Twitter
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Chen, F., & Neill, D. B. (2014). Non-Parametric Scan Statistics for Disease Outbreak Detection on Twitter. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5137

Abstract

We present a new method for disease outbreak detection, the "Non-Parametric Heterogeneous Graph Scan (NPHGS)". NPHGS enables fast and accurate detection of emerging space-time clusters using Twitter and other social media streams where standard parametric model assumptions are incorrect.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5137
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