Mini-conference on ”Epidemics, networks and competing growth”

This years winner of the Cramér prize for best doctoral thesis in statistics/mathematical statistics is Carolina Fransson (SU), with her thesis Stochastic epidemics on random networks and competition in growth. The Cramér Society is organising a mini-conference in honour of the winner, in connection to the annual meeting.

The event will take place Thursday March 21, on Zoom.

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  • 12:55-13:00 Opening ceremony
  • 13:00-13:30 Julia Komjathy (TU Delft)
    Stochastic epidemics on random networks and competition in growth
  • 13:35-14:05 Bastian Prasse (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control)
    Model reduction for epidemics on networks
  • 14:10-14:40 Bas Lodewijks (University of Augsburg)
    Long-range competition on the complete graph
  • 14:50-15:20 Peter Neal (University of Nottingham)
    The numbers of infectives in an SIR epidemic given only partial observation of the removal process
  • 15:25-15:55 Carolina Fransson (Statistiska Centralbyrån)
    Epidemics on inhomogeneous random graphs with degree-dependent contact rates