Modeling the spread of the Coronavirus
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Jaeger, Adam. (2020, May 3). Modeling the spread of the Coronavirus [Video]. In Perspectives on the Pandemic, Part I. WSUtv. https://youtu.be/gTYsDtX4WUg?list=PL2X8Er7MV7iMF2gPJtyzvyOpkMa8LQfyl
This talk will introduce statistical modeling concepts relating to prediction of COVID rates at a county level and specifically introduce the notion of spatial correlation, which recognizes that there is a connection between county proximity and amount of social movement between areas.
Dr. Adam Jaeger is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wichita State University. Previously he was a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University and a visiting assistant professor at Indiana University. While his research interests cover a broad range of statistical concepts, his main focus is on likelihood theory, nonparametric statistics, computational statistics, and spatio-temporal modeling. Dr. Jaeger has worked with data from multiple fields, such as agriculture, imaging, climate, virology, chemistry, and physical therapy.