Transient Dynamics of Epidemic Spreading and Its Mitigation on Large Networks

@article{Lee2019TransientDO,
  title={Transient Dynamics of Epidemic Spreading and Its Mitigation on Large Networks},
  author={Chul-Ho Lee and Srinivasarao Tenneti and Do Young Eun},
  journal={Proceedings of the Twentieth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing},
  year={2019}
}
In this paper, we aim to understand the transient dynamics of a susceptible-infected (SI) epidemic spreading process on a large network. The SI model has been largely overlooked in the literature, while it is naturally a better fit for modeling the malware propagation in early times when patches/vaccines are not available, or over a wider range of timescales when massive patching is practically infeasible. Nonetheless, its analysis is simply non-trivial, as its important dynamics are all… 
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