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Analysis of a COVID-19 compartmental model: a mathematical and computational approach


  • Received: 06 July 2021 Accepted: 24 August 2021 Published: 14 September 2021
  • In this note, we consider a compartmental epidemic mathematical model given by a system of differential equations. We provide a complete toolkit for performing both a symbolic and numerical analysis of the spreading of COVID-19. By using the free and open-source programming language Python and the mathematical software SageMath, we contribute for the reproducibility of the mathematical analysis of the stability of the equilibrium points of epidemic models and their fitting to real data. The mathematical tools and codes can be adapted to a wide range of mathematical epidemic models.

    Citation: Zita Abreu, Guillaume Cantin, Cristiana J. Silva. Analysis of a COVID-19 compartmental model: a mathematical and computational approach[J]. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2021, 18(6): 7979-7998. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2021396

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  • In this note, we consider a compartmental epidemic mathematical model given by a system of differential equations. We provide a complete toolkit for performing both a symbolic and numerical analysis of the spreading of COVID-19. By using the free and open-source programming language Python and the mathematical software SageMath, we contribute for the reproducibility of the mathematical analysis of the stability of the equilibrium points of epidemic models and their fitting to real data. The mathematical tools and codes can be adapted to a wide range of mathematical epidemic models.



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