Epidemic outbreaks in two-scale community networks.


We consider a model for the diffusion of epidemics in a population that is partitioned into local communities. In particular, assuming a mean-field approximation, we analyze a continuous-time susceptible-infected-susceptible (SIS) model that has appeared recently in the literature. The probability by which an individual infects individuals in its own… (More)


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@article{Bonaccorsi2014EpidemicOI, title={Epidemic outbreaks in two-scale community networks.}, author={Stefano Bonaccorsi and Stefania Ottaviano and Francesco De Pellegrini and Annalisa Socievole and Piet Van Mieghem}, journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics}, year={2014}, volume={90 1}, pages={012810} }