## Abstract

Monotone technique is used to approximate the periodic solutions of a delay integral equation modeling epidemics and population growth. Both cases of nondecreasing and nonincreasing contact rate are considered.

## Authors

**Radu Precup
**Babeş-Bolyai University, Department of Mathematics, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

## Keywords

Population dynamics; nonlinear integral equation; periodic solution; fixed point; continuation principle; monotone iterations.

## Paper coordinates

R. Precup, *Monotone approximation for an integral equation modeling infectious disease*, Bull. Appl. Comput. Math. (Budapest), 86-A (1998), 419-426.

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