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The front velocity of the simple epidemic

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 July 2016

John C. Wierman
Affiliation:
University of Minnesota

Abstract

The propagation rate of the one-dimensional stochastic simple epidemic converges almost surely to a front velocity for the epidemic. Percolation methods are used in the proof.

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Copyright © Applied Probability Trust 1979 

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Research supported in part by University of Minnesota Graduate School Research Grant 494–0350–4909–02 and by National Science Foundation Grant MCS74-05786.

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