Bryan T. Grenfell
Department of Zoology
Cambridge, CB2 3 EJ
Dr. Matt Keeling, University of Cambridge will deliver the talk.
Population-level models based on the SEIR framework work rather well for childhood infections. These assume homogeneous mass action mixing - however, in reality, we know that there are, often violent, local scale epidemics, associated with the start of school term, etc. Here, we examine this paradox, using time series analysis and population models.