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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Authors: Benkirane, Soufiene
Norman, Rachel
Scott, Erin
Shankland, Carron
Contact Email: ces@cs.stir.ac.uk
Title: Measles epidemics and PEPA: An exploration of historic disease dynamics using process algebra
Editors: Giannakopoulou, D
Mery, D
Citation: Benkirane S, Norman R, Scott E & Shankland C (2012) Measles epidemics and PEPA: An exploration of historic disease dynamics using process algebra, Giannakopoulou D, Mery D (ed.) FM 2012: Formal Methods: 18th International Symposium, Paris, France, August 27-31, 2012. Proceedings, FM 2012: Formal Methods 18th International Symposium, Paris, France, 27.8.2012 - 31.8.2012, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 101-115.
Issue Date: 2012
Series/Report no.: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7436
Conference Name: FM 2012: Formal Methods 18th International Symposium
Conference Dates: 2012-08-27T00:00:00Z
Conference Location: Paris, France
Abstract: We demonstrate the use of the process algebra PEPA for realistic models of epidemiology. The results of stochastic simulation of the model are shown, and ease of modelling is compared to that of Bio-PEPA. PEPA is shown to be capable of capturing the complex disease dynamics of the historic data for measles epidemics in the UK from 1944--1964, including persistent fluctuations due to seasonal effects.
Type: Conference Paper
Status: Publisher version (final published refereed version)
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/10755
URL: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-32759-9_11
Affiliation: University of Stirling
Mathematics - CSM Dept
University of Stirling
Computing Science - CSM Dept

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