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Mathematical epidemiology of infectious diseases : model building, analysis, and interpretation

Author: O Diekmann; J A P Heesterbeek
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, 2000.
Series: Wiley series in mathematical and computational biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mathematical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Model Building, Analysis and Interpretation O. Diekmann University of Utrecht, The Netherlands J.A.P. Heesterbeek Centre for Biometry Wageningen, The  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: O Diekmann; J A P Heesterbeek
ISBN: 0471986828 9780471986829 0471492418 9780471492412
OCLC Number: 854922841
Description: xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: THE BARE BONES: BASIC ISSUES EXPLAINED IN THE SIMPLEST CONTEXT The Epidemic in a Closed Population. Heterogeneity: The Art of Averaging. Dynamics at the Demographic Time scale. STRUCTURED POPULATIONS. The Concept of State. The Basic Reproduction Ratio. And Everything else... Age Structure. Spatial Spread. Macroparasites. What is Contact? THE HARD PART: ELABORATIONS TO (ALMOST) ALL EXERCISES. Elaborations for Part I. Elaborations for Part II. Appendices. Index.
Series Title: Wiley series in mathematical and computational biology.
Responsibility: O. Diekmann, J.A.P. Heesterbeek.

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"this is a very well-written book..."(Int. Jnl of Epidemiology, Vol. 30/1, 2001) "The extensive exercises make the book suitable not only for courses in modeling, but also for self-study by Read more...

 
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