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An introduction to infectious disease modelling / Emilia Vynnycky and Richard G. White ; with an introduction by Paul E.M. Fine.

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Author/Creator:
Vynnycky, Emilia.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxx, 370 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The basicss: infections, transmission and models
  • How are models set up? An introduction to difference equations
  • How are models set up? An introduction to differential equations
  • What do models tell us about the dynamics of infections?
  • Age patterns
  • Introduction to stochastic modelling
  • How do models deal with contact patterns?
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Special topics in infectious disease modelling.
Summary:
This title provides public health and infectious disease researchers with the tools to use and critically evaluate the mathematical models that are increasingly being used to interpret and predict the dynamics and control of infectious diseases.
Contributor:
White, Richard G.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780198565765
0198565763

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