A Strategy for Minimum Time Equilibrium Targetting in Epidemic Diseases

  • Manuel De la SenEmail author
  • Asier Ibeas
  • Santiago Alonso-Quesada
  • Raul Nistal
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 866)


This paper relies on a minimum-time vaccination control strategy for a class of epidemic models. A targeted state final value is defined as a certain accuracy closed ball around some point being a reasonable approximate measure of both disease- free equilibrium points associated with the two vaccination levels used for the optimal- time control.


Vaccination control Bang-bang time-optimal control Hamiltonian 



This research has been supported by the Spanish Government and by the European Fund of Regional Development FEDER through Grant DPI2015-64766-R (MINECO/FEDER, UE) and by UPV/EHU by Grant PGC 17/33.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel De la Sen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Asier Ibeas
    • 2
  • Santiago Alonso-Quesada
    • 1
  • Raul Nistal
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Electricity and ElectronicsUniversity of the Basque CountryBizkaiaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Telecommunications and Systems EngineeringUniversitàt Autònoma de Barcelona, UABBarcelonaSpain

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