argox_main {argo}R Documentation

main function for argox

Description

Main function that reproduce the results in ARGOX paper. The datasets are available at Harvard Dataverse <doi:10.7910/DVN/2IVDGK>.

Usage

argox_main(
  gt.folder,
  ili.folder,
  population.file,
  gft.file,
  mix,
  save.folder = NULL,
  NCORES = 8
)

Arguments

gt.folder

folder with Google Trends files, which should be thousands of csv file such as "US-MA_fever cough.csv" or "US-NY_cold or flu.csv"

ili.folder

folder with ILINet data files: "ILINet_nat.csv" and "ILINet_regional.csv"

population.file

file path to population csv file

gft.file

file path to Google Flu Trends csv file

mix

the weighted avarage mixing of raw state-level Google Trends data. Set to be 0 for stand-alone model. Set to be 1/3 for spatial-pooling model.

save.folder

output folder to save graphics. If NULL then do not output graphics.

NCORES

number of parallel cpu cores to be used.

References

Yang, S., Ning, S. & Kou, S.C. Use Internet search data to accurately track state level influenza epidemics. Sci Rep 11, 4023 (2021)


[Package argo version 3.0.1 Index]