Analysis of Virulence

Epidemiological population dynamics models traditionally define a pathogen's virulence as the increase in the per capita rate of mortality of infected hosts due to infection. This package provides functions allowing virulence to be estimated by maximum likelihood techniques. The approach is based on the analysis of relative survival comparing survival in matching cohorts of infected vs. uninfected hosts (Agnew 2019) .


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0.1.0 by Philip Agnew, 3 months ago

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Authors: Philip Agnew [aut, cre] , Jimmy Lopez [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Depends on bbmle, stats4

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, stats, testthat

See at CRAN