Abstract and Applied Analysis

Existence of Traveling Waves for a Delayed SIRS Epidemic Diffusion Model with Saturation Incidence Rate

Kai Zhou and Qi-Ru Wang

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This paper is concerned with the existence of traveling waves for a delayed SIRS epidemic diffusion model with saturation incidence rate. By using the cross-iteration method and Schauder’s fixed point theorem, we reduce the existence of traveling waves to the existence of a pair of upper-lower solutions. By careful analyzsis, we derive the existence of traveling waves connecting the disease-free steady state and the endemic steady state through the establishment of the suitable upper-lower solutions.

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Abstr. Appl. Anal., Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 369072, 8 pages.

First available in Project Euclid: 2 October 2014

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Zhou, Kai; Wang, Qi-Ru. Existence of Traveling Waves for a Delayed SIRS Epidemic Diffusion Model with Saturation Incidence Rate. Abstr. Appl. Anal. 2014 (2014), Article ID 369072, 8 pages. doi:10.1155/2014/369072. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aaa/1412276958

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