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Title Difference equations with public health applications / Lemuel A. Moyé, Asha Seth Kapadia.
Imprint New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2000.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 392 pages) : illustrations
Series Biostatistics ; 6
Biostatistics (New York, N.Y.) ; 6.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Public health -- Research -- Methodology.
Difference equations.
Public Health.
Biometry -- methods.
Research Design.
Stochastic Processes.
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Contents Series Introduction; Preface; Introduction; Contents; Difference Equations: Structure and Function; Generating Functions I: Inversion Principles; Generating Functions II: Coefficient Collection; Difference Equations: Invoking the Generating Functions; Difference Equations: Variable Coefficients; Difference Equations: Run Theory; Difference Equations: Drought Prediction; Difference Equations: Rhythm Disturbances; Difference Equations: Follow-up Losses in Clinical Trials; Difference Equations: Business Predictions; Difference Equations in Epidemiology: Basic Models.
Summary This study of difference equations with public health applications develops the methodology for the solution of the general kth order linear difference equation using the generating function approach. It includes an examination of the dynamics of disease spread.
Other Author Kapadia, Asha Seth, 1937-
Other Title Print version: Moyé, Lemuel A. Difference equations with public health applications. New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2000