Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amc.2007.04.102
Title: Scale-free network of a dengue epidemic
Authors: Massad, E. 
Ma, S.
Chen, M.
Struchiner, C.J.
Stollenwerk, N.
Aguiar, M.
Stollenwerk, N.
Keywords: Dengue
Power-law
Scale-free network
Singapore
Issue Date: 2008
Source: Massad, E., Ma, S., Chen, M., Struchiner, C.J., Stollenwerk, N., Aguiar, M., Stollenwerk, N. (2008). Scale-free network of a dengue epidemic. Applied Mathematics and Computation 195 (2) : 376-381. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amc.2007.04.102
Abstract: In this work we show that the dengue epidemic in the city of Singapore organized itself into a scale-free network of transmission as the 2000-2005 outbreaks progressed. This scale-free network of cluster comprised geographical breeding places for the aedes mosquitoes, acting as super-spreaders nodes in a network of transmission. The geographical organization of the network was analysed by the corresponding distribution of weekly number of new cases. Therefore, our hypothesis is that the distribution of dengue cases reflects the geographical organization of a transmission network, which evolved towards a power law as the epidemic intensity progressed until 2005. © 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Applied Mathematics and Computation
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/26832
ISSN: 00963003
DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2007.04.102
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

19
checked on Dec 13, 2017

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

16
checked on Nov 16, 2017

Page view(s)

156
checked on Dec 16, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.