|Appears in Collections:||Computing Science and Mathematics Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Measles epidemics and PEPA: An exploration of historic disease dynamics using process algebra|
|Citation:||Benkirane S, Norman R, Scott E & Shankland C (2012) Measles epidemics and PEPA: An exploration of historic disease dynamics using process algebra In: Giannakopoulou D, Mery D (ed.) FM 2012: Formal Methods: 18th International Symposium, Paris, France, August 27-31, 2012. Proceedings, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. FM 2012: Formal Methods 18th International Symposium, 27.8.2012 - 31.8.2012, Paris, France, pp. 101-115.|
|Series/Report no.:||Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7436|
|Conference Name:||FM 2012: Formal Methods 18th International Symposium|
|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.|
|Status:||Publisher version (final published refereed version)|
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