Miscellaneous

An Epidemiology Glossary for Programmers

You might be hearing a lot of people say “Well, I am not an epidemiologist, but here is my opinion anyway…” these days. So, to continue that trend, I will say the same thing. I am not an epidemiologist. 🙂 However, I will try my best not to give you any opinion on anything outside my subject matter expertise. (Although, my father is a retired biostatistician who did study epidemics, so I am a lot more familiar with the phrase “clinical trial” and its general importance than many people). What is epidemiology? Here is what Google says. I am not going to explain all the basics of epidemiology in this article. Instead, I will point out a tool which can…