10. Evaluating Automated Surveillance Systems

  1. Joseph S. Lombardo1 and
  2. David L. Buckeridge2

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470131886.ch10

Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach

Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach

How to Cite

Lombardo, J. S. and Buckeridge, D. L. (eds) (2007) Evaluating Automated Surveillance Systems, in Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470131886.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

  2. 2

    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470068120

Online ISBN: 9780470131886

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Keywords:

  • automated surveillance systems;
  • data evaluation;
  • education;
  • outbreak detection;
  • sensitivity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Context of Evaluation

  • Defining the Evaluation

  • Identifying or Creating Evaluation Data

  • Applying Detection Algorithms and Response Protocols

  • Measuring Performance

  • Summary

  • Study Questions

  • References