High host density favors greater virulence: a model of parasite-host dynamics based on multi-type branching processes
K Borovkov, R Day, T Rice
Journal of Mathematical Biology | SPRINGER | Published : 2013
Awarded by ARC Discovery Grant
K. Borovkov was supported by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems (MASCOS) and ARC Discovery Grant DP120102398. T. Rice was partially supported by MASCOS. The original motivation for this study arose from conversations of R. Day with Jeremy Prince and Harry Gorfine. The authors are grateful to the referee whose thoughtful comments helped to improve the presentation of the paper.