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Total Variation Regularization for Compartmental Epidemic Models with Time-varying Dynamics

  title={Total Variation Regularization for Compartmental Epidemic Models with Time-varying Dynamics},
  author={Wenjie Zheng},
  • W. Zheng
  • Published 1 April 2020
  • Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology
  • ArXiv
Compartmental epidemic models are among the most popular ones in epidemiology. For the parameters (e.g., the transmission rate) characterizing these models, the majority of researchers simplify them as constants, while some others manage to detect their continuous variations. In this paper, we aim at capturing, on the other hand, discontinuous variations, which better describe the impact of many noteworthy events, such as city lockdowns, the opening of field hospitals, and the mutation of the… Expand
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