“S represents the susceptible population, the uninfected humans, Z represents the infected state, zombies, and R represents our removed state, in this case zombies that have been terminated by humans (canonically by destroying their brain so as to render them inoperable).” (Alemi et al., 2015)
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Horio, B. and Arrowsmith, N. (2015), ‘The Pedagogy of Zombies‘, OR/MS Today, 42(5).
Munz, P., Hudea, I., Imad, J. and Smith, R.J. (2009), ‘When Zombies Attack!: Mathematical Modelling of an Outbreak of Zombie Infection‘, in Tchuenche, J.M. and Chiyaka, C. (eds.), Infectious Disease Modelling Research Progress, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY, pp. 133-150.
Sander, E. and Topaz, C.M. (2014), ‘The Zombie Swarm: Epidemics In The Presence of Social Attraction And Repulsion‘, in Smith, R. (ed.) Mathematical Modelling of Zombies, University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 265-300.