Mathematical Modeling of the Transmission Dynamics of Syphilis Disease Using Differential Transformation Method
Mathematical Modelling and Applications
Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020, Pages: 47-54
Received: Feb. 21, 2020; Accepted: Mar. 9, 2020; Published: Mar. 24, 2020
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Mbachu Hope Ifeyinwa, Department of Statistics, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria
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In this work, we developed a mathematical model for the transmission dynamics of the Syphilis disease under some assumptions made. The method of differential transformation is employed to compute an approximation to the solution of the non-linear systems of differential equations for the transmission dynamic of the disease model. The differential transformation method is a semi-analytic numerical method or technique, which depends on Taylor series and has application in many areas including Biomathematics. The disease-free equilibrium of the syphilis model is analyzed for local asymptotic stability and the associated epidemic basic reproduction number R0 is less than unity. It is also known that the global dynamics of the disease are completely determined by the basic reproduction number. Sensitivity analysis is performed on the model’s parameters to investigate the most sensitive parameters in the dynamics of the disease, for control and eradication.
Syphilis Disease, Differential Transformation Method, Transmission Dynamics, Endemic Equillibrium, Mathematical Modeling
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Mbachu Hope Ifeyinwa, Mathematical Modeling of the Transmission Dynamics of Syphilis Disease Using Differential Transformation Method, Mathematical Modelling and Applications. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2020, pp. 47-54. doi: 10.11648/
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