TitleFast Bayesian Classification for Disease Mapping and the Detection of Disease Clusters
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsMolitor, J, Moraga, P, Gómez-Rubio, V
Book TitleQuantitative Methods in Environmental and Climate Research
Pagination1 - 27
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
ISBN Number978-3-030-01583-1

We propose a framework fast method for detecting clusters of disease based on generalized spatial scan statistics set in the context of Bayesian Hierarchical Models. The approach models spatio-temporal clusters of disease as dummy variables as part of a Generalized Linear Mixed Model.