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Imperial College London

Infectious Disease Modelling

Imperial College London via Coursera Specialization

Overview

Mathematical modelling is increasingly being used to support public health decision-making in the control of infectious diseases. This specialisation aims to introduce some fundamental concepts of mathematical modelling with all modelling conducted in the programming language R - a widely used application today. The specialisation will suit you if you have a basic working knowledge of R, but would also like to learn the necessary basic coding skills to write simple mathematical models in this language. While no advanced mathematical skills are required, you should be familiar with ordinary differential equations, and how to interpret them. You'll receive clear instruction in the basic theory of infectious disease modelling alongside practical, hands-on experience of coding models in the programming language R.

Syllabus

Course 1: Developing the SIR Model
- Offered by Imperial College London. Compartmental modelling is a cornerstone of mathematical modelling of infectious diseases and this ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Interventions and Calibration
- Offered by Imperial College London. This course covers approaches for modelling treatment of infectious disease, as well as for modelling ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Building on the SIR Model
- Offered by Imperial College London. The other two courses in this specialisation require you to perform deterministic modelling - in other ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

Nimalan Arinaminpathy

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