Modelling ebola

Kamalaldin Kamalaldin, Amber Salome, P. Érdi

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This paper is the combination of a review on the problems of data collection andmodelling efforts of the recent Ebola epidemics. After a brief review of data availability, the modelling frameworks have been discussed. Both deterministic and stochastic modelshave been reviewed and supplemented with a short discussion of some problems ofparameter estimation. The methods have been illustrated by a realistic case study. A hintis given for the scope and limits of prediction and control.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)200-219
Number of pages20
JournalScience Progress
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2016



  • Complex systems
  • Deterministic
  • Ebola
  • Epidemiology
  • Modelling
  • Stochastic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General

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