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An introduction to infectious disease modelling

Author: Emilia Vynnycky; Richard G White
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emilia Vynnycky; Richard G White
ISBN: 9780198565765 0198565763
OCLC Number: 277068109
Description: xxx, 370 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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.
Responsibility: Emilia Vynnycky and Richard G. White ; with an introduction by Paul E.M. Fine.
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This is a book that really introduces non-specialists to the growing field of Mathematical Epidemiology. I am sure that public health specialists, epidimiologists, clinicians, veterinarians, Read more...

 
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