S, I, and R populations explained in Epidemiologic modeling

Reading Time: 6 minutes Growth models, otherwise sometimes known also as “population models”, became very prominent in 2020, as the Corona virus epidemic was raging all over the world. Population models want to estimate the future situation, of a population, given as fragments: how big part of the initial population will be in certain state (compartment) at given date.Continue reading “S, I, and R populations explained in Epidemiologic modeling”

Epidemiological models (SIR) in nCov and Other Epidemics

Reading Time: 4 minutes Epidemic is an incident, in time, where typically a large proportion of a population gets ill. Corona-virus pandemic of 2019 is causing an epidemic. Originally detected somewhere in December 2019, we are still (March 20th 2020) in midst of the rising tide of infection cases. The causing virus is called specifically ‘Severe acute respiratory syndromeContinue reading “Epidemiological models (SIR) in nCov and Other Epidemics”