Monthly Archives: January 2017

Vaccine Delivery, the case of HPV prevention

Tough choices are when and how much. http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2588253

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Write-up of my SIAM Tutorial

That was nice of them to do: https://sinews.siam.org/Details-Page/machine-learnings-impact-on-global-public-health

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So cool–nbtutor

The first release of nbtutor (“Visualize Python code execution (line-by-line) in Jupyter Notebook cells.”) is available on pypi:

pip install nbtutor
jupyter nbextension install --sys-prefix --overwrite --py nbtutor
jupyter nbextension enable --sys-prefix --py nbtutor

https://github.com/lgpage/nbtutor

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Pretty good alphabet book

This was not designed for kids, but it seems to have captured my 4 year old’s attention for the moring: https://www.cdc.gov/dpdx/az.html

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Point/Polygon Pubs

Some additional papers on the point/polygon problem:
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1505.06891v1.pdf
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1608.03769.pdf

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Named Entity Resolution in Python

http://textminingonline.com/how-to-use-stanford-named-entity-recognizer-ner-in-python-nltk-and-other-programming-languages

https://github.com/aboSamoor/polyglot

http://nlp.stanford.edu/software/CRF-NER.shtml#Download

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GATHER

Did I not yet blog about the GATHER guidelines? I know I sent some excited emails about them when they were released. GATHER mandates reproducible research for descriptive epidemiology. Full details: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)30388-9/fulltext

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