Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine

Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine / 2000 / Article
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The Fifth International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics

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Volume 2 |Article ID 925984 | 8 pages | https://doi.org/10.1080/10273660008833053

Modeling HIV Epidemic under Contact Tracing — The Cuban Case

Received22 Nov 1998
Accepted09 Aug 1999

Abstract

A nonlinear model is developed for an epidemic with contact tracing, and its dynamic is studied. A linear version of the model is presented in both deterministic and stochastic versions. We present the data for the cuban HIV/AIDS epidemic and fit the linear model to the data, we obtain estimates for the size of the Cuban HIV epidemic.

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