Unification of theoretical approaches for epidemic spreading on complex networks

  title={Unification of theoretical approaches for epidemic spreading on complex networks},
  author={Wei Wang and Ming Tang and H. Eugene Stanley and Lidia A. Braunstein},
  journal={Reports on Progress in Physics},
Models of epidemic spreading on complex networks have attracted great attention among researchers in physics, mathematics, and epidemiology due to their success in predicting and controlling scenarios of epidemic spreading in real-world scenarios. To understand the interplay between epidemic spreading and the topology of a contact network, several outstanding theoretical approaches have been developed. An accurate theoretical approach describing the spreading dynamics must take both the network… 

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