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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CNLS Conference Room (TA-3, Bldg 1690)

Seminar

Random networks and epidemics

Tom Britton
Stockholm University

Random networks may be used to describe the social structure in a community. "On" such a network one can model the spread of an infection. Questions of interest to study are for example: Can a big outbreak occur?, How large will it be?, What is the effect of introducing a given vaccination scheme? In the talk we will survey this area, with focus on effects of the underlying random network on the questions formulated above.

Host: Thomas Leitner