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SaTScan - Software for the spatial, temporal, and space-time scan statistics

SaTScan - Software for the spatial, temporal, and space-time scan statistics
Purpose SaTScan™ is a free software that analyzes spatial, temporal and space-time data using the spatial, temporal, or space-time scan statistics. It is designed for any of the following interrelated purposes: Perform geographical surveillance of disease, to detect spatial or space-time disease clusters, and to see if they are statistically significant. Test whether a disease is randomly distributed over space, over time or over space and time. Evaluate the statistical significance of disease cluster alarms.

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