Analysis of a Reaction-Diffusion Epidemic Model

Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 471)


A model of an epidemic is introduced to describe an indirect transmission of the disease through the density of pathogens in the environment. The scenario of an emerging disease in a contaminated environment is assumed and the possibility that an initial infection can spread in the population living in that environment is analyzed.


Epidemic model Stability Equilibrium points Basic reproduction number Discrete-time system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Matemática MultidisciplinarUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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