Monthly Archives: August 2020

Epidemic Models 2, Part 1

David A. Tanzer, August 17, 2020

The rates matter

In the last series, we introduced the idea of a reaction network, which is a collection of processes that are moving individuals between the compartments. What was missing there, though, was any kind of description of how fast the reactions run. This has a significant impact on the overall behavior of the network.

Let’s make this point concrete with an example. … Read more