Geographic and temporal development of plagues

  title={Geographic and temporal development of plagues},
  author={Joseph Veach Noble},
ALTHOUGH deterministic and stochastic descriptions of localised epidemics abound in the literature of epidemiology and quantitative biology1,2, the geographic spread of epidemics has not been analyzed in such detail. (Although in ref. 2, page 205, Bailey gives equations similar in spirit to my equation (1) they seem to lack physical significance.) Realistic mathematical models of the geotemporal development of plagues could be useful in the study of epizootics (that is, in ecology, wildlife… 

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  • M. KeelingC. Gilligan
  • Biology
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences
  • 2000
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