Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Math Club


Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Time:  5:30 - 6:30 p.m Place: Jeffery Hall 118

Speaker:  Troy Day (Queen's University)

Title:  What does the equation $e^{-2x}=1-x$ have to do with epidemiology?

Abstract: An important goal of epidemiology is to predict the spread of infectious diseases. We will see how relatively simple mathematical models are used to generate such predictions, as well as how they are used to guide public health interventions.