Thresholds and travelling waves for the geographical spread of infection.

@article{Diekmann1978ThresholdsAT,
  title={Thresholds and travelling waves for the geographical spread of infection.},
  author={O. Diekmann},
  journal={Journal of mathematical biology},
  year={1978},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={109-30}
}
  • O. Diekmann
  • Published 1978 in Journal of mathematical biology
A nonlinear integral equation of mixed Volterra--Fredholm type describing the spatio-temporal development of an epidemic is derived and analysed. Particular attention is paid to the hair-trigger effect and to the travelling wave problem.