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CDI Project Accomplishment Matrix (2010 – 2014)

CDI Project Accomplishment Matrix (2010 – 2014): Research Publications Student Dissertations and Theses Supports: Specialist Meetings, Keynote Speeches, Presentations, and Outreach Activities Software and Tool Developments Refereed Journal Papers: 11 published, 2 under-review, 3 in preparation.   Ph.D. Dissertations: 2 graduated (Dr. Kim, 2012. Dr. Wang 2013). 3 in-progress (Yang, Han, Allen). 3 CDI Summer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mappingideas.sdsu.edu/2014/08/01/cdi-project-accomplishment-matrix-2010-2014/

Congratulations to Anoshe’s successful thesis defense: “The Reliability of Tweets as a Supplementary Method of Seasonal Influenza Surveillance”

Congratulations to Anoshé Aslam! She successfully defended her thesis  on April 24, 2014. (Master of Public Health). Her thesis title is “The Reliability of Tweets as a Supplementary Method of Seasonal Influenza Surveillance”. Her Thesis Committee Members are: Dr. Suzanne Lindsay (Chair) (Public Health) Dr. Mike Peddecord (Public Health) Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou (Geography). Short Bio about Dr. Lindsay …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mappingideas.sdsu.edu/2014/04/28/congratulations-to-anoshes-successful-thesis-defense-the-reliability-of-tweets-as-a-supplementary-method-of-seasonal-influenza-surveillance/

Using Tweets to Track and Monitor Flu Outbreaks in U.S. Cities

The methodology we are using to form our flu outbreak tracking and prediction models depends on Twitter and the collection of tweets that include the keyword “flu” in their tweet texts.  Tweets are collected continuously that contain the keyword “flu” using the Twitter Search API from different cities across the United States (chosen based on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mappingideas.sdsu.edu/2014/02/17/using-tweets-to-track-and-monitor-flu-outbreaks-in-u-s-cities/