Seminar: Dr Peter Dodd, "Some Offbeat Approaches to Epidemics on Networks"

Past Event

10 February 2009, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Said Business School
Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP

Dr Peter Dodd, Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College

Abstract; Networks have become increasingly popular as a model for social interactions and their role in the spread of infectious diseases. We discuss two ongoing approaches: one to understand timing in contact-tracing interventions; the other to approximate the dynamics of epidemics on clustered networks.