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Social network analysis and agent-based modeling in social epidemiology.

Abstract:

The past five years have seen a growth in the interest in systems approaches in epidemiologic research. These approaches may be particularly appropriate for social epidemiology. Social network analysis and agent-based models (ABMs) are two approaches that have been used in the epidemiologic literature. Social network analysis involves the characterization of social networks to yield inference about how network structures may influence risk exposures among those in the network. ABMs can promo...

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10.1186/1742-5573-9-1

Authors


El-Sayed, AM More by this author
Scarborough, P More by this author
Seemann, L More by this author
Journal:
Epidemiologic perspectives and innovations : EP+I
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
1
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1742-5573
ISSN:
1742-5573
URN:
uuid:48c7378d-7c6b-497d-a4db-c99239925dec
Source identifiers:
313108
Local pid:
pubs:313108

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