EpiEstim specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_23626
Name EpiEstim
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.1.2
Stability Stable
Source code URL https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/EpiEstim_1.1-2.tar.gz
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Anne Cori

Publication for EpiEstim

EpiEstim citation


OutbreakTools: A new platform for disease outbreak analysis using the R software

PMCID: 4058532
PMID: 24928667
DOI: 10.1016/j.epidem.2014.04.003

[…] pressions. In practice, this allows for the computation of incidence based on any symptom data or sample analysis. This feature therefore allows for a direct use of procedures implemented in R0 () or EpiEstim () for estimating reproduction numbers.To illustrate its features, OutbreakTools is released with both simulated and empirical datasets, including 514 annotated DNA sequences of the 2009 infl […]

EpiEstim institution(s)
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Imperial College London, London, UK
EpiEstim funding source(s)
Supported by the United Kingdom Medical Research Council methodology project G0800596, the FP7 European Management Platform for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Disease Entities project, and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study program, by the Research Council United Kingdom and a fellowship supported by the Royal Society.

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