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MathBio Seminar

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

Mauricio Santillana

Harvard University


University of Pennsylvania

See Zoom link

I will present our most recent work on the use of machine learning methods to track and forecast (endemic and emerging) epidemic outbreaks. I will present details on how we have learned from our past experiences, monitoring Influenza and Dengue, to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in real-time. I will discuss how data sources that were not conceived originally to track population health trends --such as Google (and Baidu) searches, Twitter microblogs, weather, and anonymized data from mobile phones--can be leveraged for exactly that. 


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