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  1. A stochastic model of the HIV epidemic and the HIV infection distribution in a homosexual population.

    Article - En anglais

    In this paper we develop a stochastic model for the HIV epidemic in a homosexual population and use the model to characterize the HIV infection distribution and seroconversion distribution.

    Througb computer-generated infection distributions and seroconversion distributions, we assess the effects of various risk factors on these distributions.

    The fitting of some data sets generated by computer suggests that the three-parameter generalized log-logistic distribution should be assumed as the infection distribution for the proposed stochastic model of HIV epidemics.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Modèle stochastique, Distribution, Modèle mathématique, Epidémiologie, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Infection, Homosexualité, Population, Etude statistique, Assistance ordinateur, Facteur risque, Transmission, Probabilité

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stochastic model, Distribution, Mathematical model, Epidemiology, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Infection, Homosexuality, Population, Statistical study, Computer aid, Risk factor, Transmission, Probability

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0247271

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.