Public Health Intelligence and the Internet

  • Arash Shaban-Nejad
  • John S. Brownstein
  • David L. Buckeridge

Part of the Lecture Notes in Social Networks book series (LNSN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Eun Kyong Shin, Arash Shaban-Nejad
    Pages 1-17
  3. Quanzhi Li, Sameena Shah, Rui Fang, Armineh Nourbakhsh, Xiaomo Liu
    Pages 75-85
  4. Umashanthi Pavalanathan, Vivek Datla, Svitlana Volkova, Lauren Charles-Smith, Meg Pirrung, Josh Harrison et al.
    Pages 87-105
  5. Hiroshi Mamiya, Arash Shaban-Nejad, David L. Buckeridge
    Pages 129-148

About this book


This book aims to highlight the latest achievements in epidemiological surveillance and internet interventions based on monitoring online communications and interactions on the web. It presents the state of the art and the advances in the field of online disease surveillance and intervention. The edited volume contains extended and revised versions of selected papers presented at the International World Wide Web and Population Health Intelligence (W3PHI) workshop series along with some invited chapters and presents an overview of the issues, challenges, and potentials in the field, along with the new research results. The book provides information for a wide range of scientists, researchers, graduate students, industry professionals, national and international public health agencies, and NGOs interested in the theory and practice of computational models of web-based public health intelligence.


Crisis Management in Health Informatics Decision Making in Health Informatics Disease Spread Internet Tools Health Data Analytics Online Epidemic Intelligence Online Health Social Networking Public Health Surveillance Social Media Disease

Editors and affiliations

  • Arash Shaban-Nejad
    • 1
  • John S. Brownstein
    • 2
  • David L. Buckeridge
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Center for Biomedical InformaticsThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center—Oak-Ridge National Laboratory (UTHSC-ORNL)MemphisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s HospitalHarvard UniversityBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill Clinical & Health InformaticsMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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