Selected Recent Publications
Please note that the publication list here omits quite a few publications; please see my full CV for a more complete list.
Dyck R, Jiang Y, Osgood ND. 2014. The Long Term Risks of End Stage Renal Disease and Mortality among First Nations and non-First Nations People with Youth-Onset Diabetes. Accepted March 24, 2014 for publication in Canadian Journal of Diabetes.
Vickers D, Osgood ND. 2014. The Arrested Immunity Hypothesis in an Immunoepidemiological Model of Chlamydia Transmission. Accepted January 31, 2014 for publication in Theoretical Population Biology.
Sabounchi NS, Hovmand PS, Osgood ND, Dyck, RF, Jungheim ES. 2014. A Novel System Dynamics Model of Female Obesity and Fertility. Accepted January 19, 2014 for publication in American Journal of Public Health.
Qian W, Osgood ND, Stanley KG. 2014. Integrating epidemiological modeling and surveillance data feeds: a Kalman filter based approach. Accepted December 20, 2013 for oral presentation and publication in Proceedings the 2014 International Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling and Prediction Conference (SB14).
Vendrov I, Dutchyn C, Osgood, N. 2014. A Declarative, Domain-Specific Language for Agent-Based Modelling. Accepted December 20, 2013 for poster presentation and publication in Proceedings the 2014 International Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling and Prediction Conference (SB14).
Tian Y., Osgood N.D., Al-Azem A, Hoeppner V. 2013. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Contact Tracing on Tuberculosis Outcomes in Saskatchewan Using Agent-based Modeling. Health Education and Behavior. In Press; publication 12/2013. 28pp.
Jiang Y, Osgood N, Lim H, Stang MR, Dyck R. 2013. Differential Mortality Contributes to Ethnicity-Based Disparities in End Stage Renal Disease among People with Diabetes - a competing risks analysis comparing First Nations and non-First Nations Adults. Accepted October 9, 2013 in Canadian Medical Association Journal. In Press, accepted publication date November 18, 2013.
Lich KH, Ginexi EM, Osgood ND, Mabry PL. 2013 A Call to Address Complexity in Prevention Science Research. Prevention Science, June 2013, 14(3): 279-289.
Urban JB, Osgood N, Okamoto J, Mabry P, Lich KH. 2013. Developmental Systems Science: Extending Developmental Science with Systems Science Methodologies in Handbook of Developmental Systems Theory and Methodology, P.C.M. Molenaar, K.M. Newell, & R.M. Lerner (Editors), New York, Guilford Press. 49pp. In Press.
Osgood, N., Liu, J. 2013. Bayesian Parameter Estimation of System Dynamics Models Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods: An Informal Introduction. Verbal and poster presentation and Full paper in Proceedings, The 30th International conference of the System Dynamics Society, Cambridge, MA. 19pp. July 22-24th, 2013.
Qian, W, Stanley, K.G., and Osgood, N.D. 2013. The impact of spatial resolution and representation on human mobility predictability. In Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. pp 25-40. Paper presented in the 12th International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (W2GIS 2013), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4-5 April 2013, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Hashemian M., Qian W., Stanley K.G., Osgood, N.D. 2012 Temporal aggregation impacts on epidemiological simulations employing microcontact data. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012, (12)132, 20pp (plus figures).
Hashemian, M., Stanley, K., Osgood, N. 2012. Leveraging H1N1 infection transmission modeling with proximity network microdata. Accepted April 26, 2012 by BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 39pp.
Hashemian, M., Knowles, D., Calver, J., Qian, W., Bullock M., Bell, S., Mandryk, R.L., Osgood, N.D.,Stanley, K.G. 2012. "iEpi: An End to End Solution for Collecting, Conditioning and Utilizing Epidemiologically Relevant Data." Accepted March 27, 2012 by the The 2nd ACM International Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare. June 11-14, 2012. Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Lich, K.H, Ginexi, E. M., Osgood, N.D., Mabry, P.L. 2012. "A Call to Address Complexity in Prevention Science Research". Accepted May 6, 2012 by Prevention Science, 12pp.
Dyck, R.F., Osgood, N., Gao, A, Stang, M.R. 2012. "The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus Among First Nations and Non-First Nations Children". Canadian Journal of Diabetes. In Press. 13pp.
Schneider, O., Dutchyn, C., Osgood N. 2012. "Towards Frabjous: A Two-Level System for Functional Reactive Agent-Based Simulation". Accepted for publication as a short paper in Proceedings of the ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2012). January 28-30, 2012, Miami, FL. 6pp.
Hashemian, M., Stanley, K.G., Knowles D.L., Calver J., Osgood, N.D. 2011. "Human Network Data Collection in the Wild: The Epidemiological Utility of Micro-contact and Location Data". Accepted for publication as a full paper in Proceedings of the ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2012). January 28-30, 2012, Miami, FL. 10pp.
Dyck, R.F., Bingham, W.T., Lim, H., Jiang,Y., and Osgood N.D. 2011. "Decreased Urine Albumin:Creatinine Ratios in Infants of Diabetic Mothers: Does Exposure to Diabetic Pregnancies Alter Fetal Renal Development?" Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 2(5), pp. 265-271.
Tian, Y., Alawami, F., Al-Azem, A., Osgood, N., Hoeppner, V., Dutchyn, C. 2011. "A System Dynamics model of tuberculosis diffusion with respect to contact tracing investigation". Accepted for publication as a full paper in Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference. December 2011, Phoenix, AZ. 12pp.
Kongnetiman S., Fan, W., Walters P., and Osgood, N. 2011. "Regional Economic Growth and Municipal Financial Planning: An Application of a System Dynamics Model to Calgary". In Proceedings, The 29th International conference of the System Dynamics Society. July 2011, Washington, D.C.
Tian, Y. and Osgood, N. 2011. "Comparison between Individual-based and Aggregate Models in the context of Tuberculosis Transmission". In Proceedings, The 29th International conference of the System Dynamics Society. July 2011, Washington, D.C. 29pp.
Stanley, K., Osgood, N. "The Potential of Sensor-Based Monitoring as a Health Care, Health Promotion and Research Tool". Invited Editorial in Annals of Family Medicine. 4pp. In press. Accepted May 27, 2011.
Osgood, N., Dyck, R., Grassmann, W. 2011. "Inter- and Intra-Generational Impact of Gestational Diabetes on the Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes". American Journal of Public Health, January 2011. 12pp.
Urban, J., Osgood, N., Mabry, P. 2011. "Developmental Systems Science: Exploring the Application of Non-Linear Methods to Developmental Science Questions". Research in Human Development. 8(1) pp1-25. Winter 2011. 25pp.
Osgood, N., Mahamoud, A., Hassmiller-Lich, K., Tian, Y., Al-Azem, A., Hoeppner, V. 2011. "Estimating the Relative Impact of Early-Life Infection Exposure on Later-Life Tuberculosis Outcomes in a Canadian Sample". Research in Human Development. 8(1). pp26-47. Winter 2011. 22pp.
Dyck, R.F., Osgood, N., Lin, T.H., Gao, A, Stang, M.R. 2010. "End stage renal disease among people with diabetes: A comparison of First Nations people and other Saskatchewan residents from 1981-2005". Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 34(4). December 2010. 8pp.
Lim, H., Zhang, X., Dyck, R., Osgood, N. 2010. "Methods of Competing Risks Analysis of End-Stage Renal Disease and Mortality among People with Diabetes". BMC Medical Research Methodology, 10(97), October 21, 2010. 22pp.
Lich, K.H., Osgood, N.D., Mahamoud, A. 2010. "Using System Dynamics Tools to Gain Insight into Intervention Options Related to the Interaction Between Tobacco and Tuberculosis". Global Health Promotion. 17(1) Supplement 07-20. 16pp. (plus tables & figures).
Al-Azem, A., Hoeppner, V., Osgood, N. 2010. "Advantage of using INH as Network-informed prophylaxis treatment among TB contacts in a high TB incidence Saskatchewan community". Poster Presented at STOP TB 2010. March 29-31. Edmonton, AB.
Hashemian, M., Stanley, K., and Osgood, N. 2010. "Flunet: Automated tracking of contacts during flu season." Proceedings of the 6th International workshop on Wireless Network Measurements (WiNMee 2010), 557-562, 6pp.
Zhang, D., Bunt, R., and Osgood, N. 2010. "The Achievable Cell Capacity in Cellular Wireless Mesh Networks". Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Advances in Mesh Networks (MESH 2010), July 2010.
Vickers, D., Osgood, N. 2010. "Current crisis or artifact of surveillance: insights into rebound chlamydia rates from dynamic modelling". BMC Infectious Diseases 10 (70), 10pp.
A. Al-Azem, V. Hoeppner, N. Osgood. 2010. "Social Network Analysis (SNA) advantages in tuberculosis (TB) control in high TB incidence community in Saskatchewan." Abstract accepted by INSNA Sunbelt XXX (Trento, Italy). To Appear.
Dyck, R., Osgood, N., Lin, T.H., Gao, A., Stang, M.R. 2009. "Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus among First Nations and non-First Nations adults". Canadian Medical Association Journal, 182(2), 6pp. (plus tables & figures).
Vickers, D., Zhang, Q. and Osgood, N. 2009. "Immunobiological Outcomes of Repeated Chlamydial Infection from Two Models of Within-host Population Dynamics". PLoS One, September 3, 2009. 33pp.
Zhang, Q. and Osgood, N. 2009. "Local Analysis of Individual-based Viral Dynamic Models with Eigenspace and Eigenvalue Elasticity Analysis". Proceedings, The 27th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, July 2009, Albuquerque. 36pp.
Zhang, D., Bunt, R., and Osgood, N. 2009. "Capacity Bounds for Cellular Wireless Mesh Networks." Extended Paper in Proceedings, 17th Annual Meeting of the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2009). London. September 21-23, 2009. 8pp.
Osgood, N. 2009. "Lightening the Performance Burden of Individual-Based Models through Dimensional Analysis and Scale Modeling". System Dynamics Review, 25(2). 24pp.
Bateman, S., Gutwin, C., Osgood, N., and McCalla, G. 2009. "Interactive Usability Instrumentation", Proceedings, The ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computer Systems (EICS 2009), Pittsburgh, PA. July 14-17, 2009. 10 pages.
Brinks, M., Dwight, R., Osgood, N., Sharavanakumar, G., Turbow, D., El-Gaouhry, M., Caplan, J., Semenza, J. 2008. "Health Risk of Bathing in Southern California Coastal Waters. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health". Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 63(3). 13pp. (Accompanied by Editorial comment).
Vickers, D. and Osgood, N. 2007. "A unified framework of immunological and epidemiological dynamics for the spread of viral infections in a simple network-based population". Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling, December 20, 2007. Volume 4. 26 pp.
Many other publications may be found in my Curriculum Vitae.