Mackendrick: A Maple Package Oriented to Symbolic Computational Epidemiology

  • Juan Ospina
  • Doracelly Hincapie
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3991)


A Maple Package named Mackendrick is presented. Such package is oriented to symbolic computational epidemiology.


Bessel Function Computer Algebra Computer Algebra System Residue Theorem Symbolic Expression 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Ospina
    • 1
  • Doracelly Hincapie
    • 2
  1. 1.EAFIT University School of Sciences and Humanities, Department of Basic Sciences Division of Physical Engineering Logic and Computation GroupMedellinColombia
  2. 2.National School of Public Health, Department of Basic Sciences, Group of EpidemiologyUniversity of AntioquiaMedellinColombia

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