Mathematical Models in Communicable Diseases

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Since the first attempts to model the transmission of malaria by Ross at the beginning of the 20th century, several advances in mathematical and computational techniques have allowed the development of models with predictive capacity and that have contributed a lot in the design and implementation of epidemic and endemics control strategies.   
1. Introduction to Mathematical Epidemiology 
2. Classes of Models 
3. Deterministic Models 
4. Stochastic Models 
5. Microparasites Models
6. Macroparasitic models 
7. R0 
8. Models in Vector-borne Diseases 
9. Heterogeneities 
10. Control strategies 
11. Fuzzy Logic in Epidemiology 
12. Networks



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