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  • more general dependence of infectivity and virulence on the time since infection
  • the effects of population structures, including age structure and sex structure
  • the effects of contact patterns within population
  • spatial models
  • competitive exclusion of parasite strains, and the evolution of parasite virulence and host defense


(03.12.2011) There was a typo in Proposition 7.5 (which you might need for your homework), the conditions in the first part have to be Det J>0 and Trace J<0.

(30.11.2011) There will be no class on 1 Dec and 5 Dec, the next class is on Thursday, 8 Dec.


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