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- Shigui Ruan, Junjie Wei
- 2003

In this paper, we first establish a basic theorem on the zeros of general tran-scendental functions. Based on the basic theorem, we develop a decomposition technique to investigate the stability of some exponential polynomials, that is, to find conditions under which all zeros of the exponential polynomials have negative real parts. The technique combines… (More)

- ROBERT STEPHEN CANTRELL, Chris Cosner, +8 authors Donald De Angelis
- 2012

Juried journal articles: (All co-authorships are considered equal in mathematics and are listed alphabetically unless otherwise specified.) 1. Leadership, social learning, and the maintenance (or collapse) of migratory populations (with

- Junjie Wei, Shigui Ruan
- 1999

A simple neural network model with two delays is considered. Linear stability of the model is investigated by analyzing the associated characteristic transcendental equation. For the case without self-connection, it is found that the Hopf bifurcation occurs when the sum of the two delays varies and passes a sequence of critical values. The stability and… (More)

In this paper, we first study the distribution of the zeros of a third degree exponential polynomial. Then we apply the obtained results to a delay model for the control of testosterone secretion. It is shown that under certain assumptions on the coefficients the steady state of the delay model is asymptotically stable for all delay values. Under another… (More)

- Abba B Gumel, Shigui Ruan, +9 authors Beni M Sahai
- Proceedings. Biological sciences
- 2004

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), a new, highly contagious, viral disease, emerged in China late in 2002 and quickly spread to 32 countries and regions causing in excess of 774 deaths and 8098 infections worldwide. In the absence of a rapid diagnostic test, therapy or vaccine, isolation of individuals diagnosed with SARS and quarantine of… (More)

- Mostafa Adimy, Fabien Crauste, Shigui Ruan
- SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics
- 2005

This paper is devoted to the analysis of a mathematical model of blood cells production in the bone marrow (hematopoiesis). The model is a system of two age-structured partial differential equations. Integrating these equations over the age, we obtain a system of two nonlinear differential equations with distributed time delay corresponding to the cell… (More)

With the recent resurgence of vector-borne diseases due to urbanization and development there is an urgent need to understand the dynamics of vector-borne diseases in rapidly changing urban environments. For example, many empirical studies have produced the disturbing finding that diseases continue to persist in modern city centers with zero or low rates of… (More)

- Dongmei Xiao, Shigui Ruan
- SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics
- 2001

A predator-prey system with nonmonotonic functional response is considered. Global qualitative and bifurcation analyses are combined to determine the global dynamics of the model. The bifurcation analysis of the model depending on all parameters indicates that it exhibits numerous kinds of bifurcation phenomena, including the saddle-node bifurcation, the… (More)

- H. L Freedman, Shigui Ruan
- 1994

In this paper, the behavior of a continuous flow in the vicinity of a closed positively .invariant subset in a metric space is investigated. The main theorem in this part in some sense generalizes previous results concerning classification of the flow near a compact invariant set in a locally compact metric space which was described by Ura-Kimura (1960) and… (More)

- Rebecca V Culshaw, Shigui Ruan, Glenn Webb
- Journal of mathematical biology
- 2003

We consider a two-dimensional model of cell-to-cell spread of HIV-1 in tissue cultures, assuming that infection is spread directly from infected cells to healthy cells and neglecting the effects of free virus. The intracellular incubation period is modeled by a gamma distribution and the model is a system of two differential equations with distributed… (More)