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Research Article

Forward-Time Simulations of Human Populations with Complex Diseases

  • Bo Peng mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bpeng@mdanderson.org

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Christopher I Amos,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Marek Kimmel

    Affiliations: Department of Statistics, Rice University, Texas, United States of America, Institute of Automation, Silesian Technical University, Gliwice, Poland

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  • Published: March 23, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0030047

About the Authors

Bo Peng, Christopher I Amos
Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Marek Kimmel
Department of Statistics, Rice University, Texas, United States of America
Marek Kimmel
Institute of Automation, Silesian Technical University, Gliwice, Poland

Corresponding Author

Email: bpeng@mdanderson.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

BP conceived and implemented the method, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper. BP and CIA contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. CIA assisted on Examples 2 and 3. MK supervised the entire process and proofread the paper.