Visualization the dynamic interactive maps for results of spatio-temporal scanning


Scan statistics is one of the most widely used method for detecting and locating the clusters of disease or health-related events through the space-time dimension. Although the Specific software of SatScan is available for free and easier to use graphical user interface (GUI) interface, the click way and the resulting text format have became obstacles in biosurveillance since automated or reproduction operation and the fast communicate information tool appeared. With the power of R software and rsatscan package, we extended the visualization results to become a faster, more effective communication and motivation tool.


The purpose of this article was to provide static and interact mapping for the results' SaTscan with R package thereby reduce the gap between decision-makers and researchers.

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January, 2018

January 25, 2018

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