publication . Bachelor thesis . 2009

Application of Gis in Temporal and Spatial Analyses of Dengue Fever Outbreak : Case of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Achu, Denis;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för datavetenskap
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Since Dengue fever (DF) and its related forms, Dengue Hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS) have become important health concerns worldwide, it is also imperative to develop methods which will help in the analysis of the incidences. Dengue fever cases are growing in number as it also invades widely, affecting larger number of countries and crossing climatic boundaries. Considering that the disease as of now has neither an effective vaccine nor a cure, monitoring in order to prevent or control is the resorted alternative. GIS and its related technologies offer a wealth of interesting capabilities towards achieving this goal. The intention of thi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Dengue Fever, Geographical Information Systems, Spatio-Temporal, Socio-Economic Factors, Autocorrelation, Rio de Janeiro, Computer and Information Sciences, Data- och informationsvetenskap
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