Xiao-Qiang Zhao - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NF A1C 5S7, Canada (email)
Abstract: The existence of Fisher type monotone traveling waves and the minimal wave speed are established for a reaction-diffusion system modeling man-environment-man epidemics via the method of upper and lower solutions as applied to a reduced second order ordinary differential equation with infinite time delay.
Keywords: Epidemic model, traveling waves, upper and lower solutions, monotone
Received: January 2003; Revised: December 2003; Available Online: August 2004.
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