Modeling epidemic diffusion: a stochastic approach

Relatore:  N. Gugole, M. Turra - Master degree in Mathematics
  venerdì 17 febbraio 2017 alle ore 9.30 - laboratorio ALFA

In this work, we review some mathematical models used to describe the spread of epidemics. A particular relevance is given to the stochastic version of these models, represented as a discrete-
time Markov chain and as a system of stochastic differential equations, providing examples of trajectories and a study of the expected duration of an epidemic, as a result of numerical simulations.
Some possible extensions are briefly introduced in the final section. 


Referente
Giandomenico Orlandi

Data pubblicazione
1 febbraio 2017