Make your epidemiological studies with Google®

9 Jun

Correlation is not causation but Google® which is launching Google Correlate offers to searchers the possibility of data mining in the variation across time and seasonal trends of and correlation between the search terms submitted to their search engine. Have idea to use and experiment it  (answer is reason but question is imagination) waiting for the next pandemic flu…
See also here and the publication in Nature that analysed the Google query data to detect influenza epidemics.

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