fastbeta: Fast Approximation of Time-Varying Infectious Disease Transmission Rates

A fast method for approximating time-varying infectious disease transmission rates from disease incidence time series and other data, based on a discrete time approximation of an SEIR model, as analyzed in Jagan et al. (2020) <doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008124>.

Version: 0.3.0
Depends: R (≥ 4.3.0)
Imports: grDevices, graphics, stats
Suggests: adaptivetau, deSolve, tools, utils
Published: 2024-05-18
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.fastbeta
Author: Mikael Jagan ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Mikael Jagan <jaganmn at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: fastbeta results


Reference manual: fastbeta.pdf


Package source: fastbeta_0.3.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): fastbeta_0.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): fastbeta_0.3.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): fastbeta_0.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): fastbeta_0.3.0.tgz
Old sources: fastbeta archive


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