The Analysis for the Two-stage Model on Scale-free Networks

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Maoxing Liu 1,* Yunli Zhang 1

1. Department of Mathematics North University of China Taiyuan, P.R. China, 030051

* Corresponding author.


Received: 26 Aug. 2011 / Revised: 29 Sep. 2011 / Accepted: 28 Oct. 2011 / Published: 5 Dec. 2011

Index Terms

Complex network, Two-stage model, Epidemic, Threshold


In this paper, we will study a two-stage model by complex networks. The dynamic behaviors of the model on a heterogenous scale-free (SF) network are considered, where the absence of the threshold on the SF network is demonstrated, and the stability of the disease-free equilibrium is obtained.

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Maoxing Liu,Yunli Zhang,"The Analysis for the Two-stage Model on Scale-free Networks", IJEM, vol.1, no.6, pp.57-63, 2011. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2011.06.09


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