Search for dissertations about: "Tom Britton"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Tom Britton.

  1. 1. Epidemics with heterogeneous mixing : stochastic models and statistical tests

    Author : Tom Britton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

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  2. 2. Bayesian Phylogenetic Inference

    Author : Sebastian Höhna; Tom Britton; Fredrik Ronquist; Lars Arvestad; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In this thesis we consider two very different topics in Bayesian phylogenetic inference. The first paper, "Inferring speciation and extinction rates under different sampling schemes" by Sebastian Höhna, Tanja Stadler, Fredrik Ronquist and Tom Britton, focuses on estimating the rates of speciation and extinction of species when only a subsample of the present day species is available. READ MORE

  3. 3. Some Statistical Aspects of Cancer Risk Estimation

    Author : Johan Eklund; Lennart Bondesson; Yuri Belyaev; Tom Britton; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Cancer risk; competing risk model; prediction; familial cancer; hierarchic model; method of moments; maximum likelihood; MCMC;

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  4. 4. Hidden desires : Modelling sexual behaviour and the spread of sexually transmitted infections

    Author : Disa Hansson; Tom Britton; Fredrik Liljeros; KaYin Leung; Katy Turner; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; matematisk statistik; Mathematical Statistics;

    Abstract : In this thesis we use statistical and mathematical models to study different sexual behaviours of relevance for the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Two groups of special interest for STI interventions are considered: sexually active youths and men who have sex with men (MSM). READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling Sexual Interactions : Sexual behaviour and the spread of sexually transmitted infections on dynamic networks

    Author : Disa Hansson; Tom Britton; Fredrik Liljeros; KaYin Leung; Janneke Heijne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Mathematical modelling; Sexually transmitted infections; Egocentric network analysis; Dynamic networks; Sexual behaviour; HIV; Statistical inference; matematisk statistik; Mathematical Statistics;

    Abstract : In this thesis we develop statistical and mathematical models to study different factors of relevance for the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Two special interest groups for STI interventions are considered: sexually active youths and men who have sex with men (MSM). READ MORE