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Optimal Vaccination Strategies for the Control of Epidemics in Highly Mobile Populations
KTH, School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), Computer Vision and Active Perception, CVAP.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7714-928X
2000 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Our goal is to calculate optimal vaccination patterns for a rapidly spreading disease in an urbanized highly mobile population. The goal being to determine if vaccination can effect a disease for which there is low immunity in the population. Different types of structured SIR models are investigated. We construct a model appropriate for a traveling urbanized population and introduce a control in terms of a vaccination program. Linear constraints, a quadratic cost on the control and a linear cost on the number of infected are imposed. In this setting we calculate optimal vaccination patterns using the maximum principle of Pontryagin

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2000. 1782-1787 p.
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Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-90565DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2000.912120OAI: diva2:505883
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
NR 20140805Available from: 2012-02-26 Created: 2012-02-26Bibliographically approved

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