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Stochastic models for epidemics

Valerie Isham

in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter provides an overview of stochastic models for epidemics, focusing on topics that have preoccupied researchers for the last 15 years, and identifying continuing challenges. After some ... More


Epidemics on networks

Mark Newman

in Networks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805090
eISBN:
9780191843235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805090.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses the spread of diseases over contact networks between individuals and the methods used to model this process. The chapter begins with an introduction to the classic models of ... More


Epidemiology

Paul Schmid-Hempel

in Evolutionary Parasitology: The Integrated Study of Infections, Immunology, Ecology, and Genetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199229482
eISBN:
9780191774744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229482.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses ‘epidemiology’, which in medical literature refers to the field that seeks to identify key correlates for a particular disease. In this book, however, it is the study of ... More


Epidemic Spreading

Ginestra Bianconi

in Multilayer Networks: Structure and Function

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753919
eISBN:
9780191815676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753919.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Epidemic processes are relevant to studying the propagation of infectious diseases, but their current use extends also to the study of propagation of ideas in the society or memes and news in online ... More


Applications of random graphs

A.C.C. Coolen, A. Annibale, and E.S. Roberts

in Generating Random Networks and Graphs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198709893
eISBN:
9780191780172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198709893.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews graph generation techniques in the context of applications. The first case study is power grids, where proposed strategies to prevent blackouts have been tested on tailored ... More


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