Leveraging geo-referenced social media in the context of urban health
The course addresses spatial epidemiological approaches to social media data; it concentrates on state-of-the-art multivariable statistical and spatial statistical modelling to health outcomes as identified in geo-referenced Twitter data and associations with socio-ecological factors of urban contexts.
The course is designed for researchers, public health professionals, epidemiologists, geographers, and clinicians familiar with solid knowledge of epidemiologic principles, and multivariable modelling.
The prerequisites are basic knowledge in epidemiology, familiarity with R (statistical software) as well as your own laptop with the most recent version of the statistical software R installed. The course will be taught in English.
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