Computer-based technologies


Computer-based technologies, such as GIS, data mining,  and Web-based applications, offer new possibilities for the study of  epidemiology and the control of pandemics.

Based on your research of module readings, Argosy  University online library resources, and the Internet, respond to the  following:

  • What is a GIS?
    • How is GIS currently used to improve the practice of epidemiology?
  • What is data mining?
    • How is data mining currently used in epidemiology practice and research?
  • How might developing Internet and Web technologies impact the use of GIS and data mining in public health in innovative ways?

Write your response in a minimum of 300–400 words, providing relevant references. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.