Edward H Kaplan, PhD

William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management and Professor of Public Health (Health Policy); Professor of Engineering; Professor of Public Health

Research Interests

HIV; Statistics

Research Organizations

School of Public Health

Selected Publications

  • Nature Plays with Dice - Terrorists Do Not: Allocating Resources to Counter Strategic and Probabilistic Risks, European Journal of Operational Research, 192:198-208, 2009 (with Boaz Golany, Avi Marmur and Uri Rothblum).
  • Estimation of HIV incidence in the United States, Journal of the American Medical Association, 300:520-529, 2008 (with H. Irene Hall, Ruiguang Song, Philip Rhodes, Joseph Prejean, Qian An, Lisa Lee, John Karon, Ron Brookmeyer, Matthew McKenna, and Robert
  • Suicide bombings and targeted killings in (counter) terror games, Journal of Conflict Resolution 51:772-792, 2007 (with Daniel Jacobson).
  • Operational effectiveness of suicide-bomber-detector schemes: A best-case analysis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102:10399-10404, 2005 (with Moshe Kress).
  • Emergency response to an anthrax attack, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 100:4346-4351, 2003. (Published online before print March 21, 2003, 10.1073/pnas.0636861100; with David L. Craft and Lawrence M. Wei
  • Probability Models of Needle Exchange, Operations Research, 43:558-569, 1995.

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Edward H Kaplan, PhD
Mailing Address
Evans HallP.O. Box 208200
New Haven, CT 06520-8200

Daniel Rose Technion-Yale Initiative in Homeland Security and Counterterror Operations Research