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Controlling Dispersal Dynamics of Aedes aegypti


  • Claudia Pio Ferreira†
  • Petronio Pulino
  • Hyun Mo Yang†
  • Lucy Tiemi Takahashi


The dengue virus is transmitted in regions previously infested with the mosquito Aedes aegypti. To assess the spreading and establishment of the dengue disease vector, a mathematical model is developed that takes into account the diffusion and advection phenomena. A discrete model based on the cellular automata approach, which is a good framework to deal with small populations, is also developed to be compared with the continuous modeling.

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  • Claudia Pio Ferreira† & Petronio Pulino & Hyun Mo Yang† & Lucy Tiemi Takahashi, 2006. "Controlling Dispersal Dynamics of Aedes aegypti," Mathematical Population Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(4), pages 215-236.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:mpopst:v:13:y:2006:i:4:p:215-236
    DOI: 10.1080/08898480600950515

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