PUBHBIO 8450: Stochastic Epidemic Models

Course Number: 

PUBHBIO 8450

Course Title: 

Stochastic Epidemic Models

Credit Hours: 

3

Description: 

Introduces the basic methods for analyzing large population epidemic data from the viewpoint of the stochastic processes theory. The course will cover the basic SIR (susceptible‐ infective‐removed) epidemic models both under the homogenous and restricted contact structures.

Prerequisite: 

STAT 6801, 6540 or 7540; or permission of instructor.