Printer Friendly

Modeling paradigms and analysis of disease transmission models.

9780821843840

Modeling paradigms and analysis of disease transmission models.

Ed. by Abba B. Gumel and Suzanne Lenhart.

American Mathematical Society

2010

268 pages

$104.00

Hardcover

DIMACS series in discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science; v.75

RA652

Ten tutorial papers and research papers are presented from two June 2007 workshops, in Muizenberg and Stellenbosch, South Africa, on the mathematical modeling of infection diseases. The tutorial papers introduce the basic and general principles, concepts, and challenges, and types of disease modeling; the research papers sample advanced topics relevant to Africa. Among the topics are tools for mathematical epidemiology, introduction to discrete-time epidemic models, incorporating stochasticity in simple models of disease spread, modeling the epidemiological and economic impact of HIV/AIDS with particular reference to Zimbabwe, and greedy algorithms in economic epidemiology. There is no index.

([c]2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

COPYRIGHT 2010 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2010 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:SciTech Book News
Article Type:Book review
Date:Dec 1, 2010
Words:142
Previous Article:Advanced materials and processing; 3v.
Next Article:Hospital mergers--why they work, why they don't.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters