Robert Smith?'s publication list

    In press

  1. R.J. Smith?, Assessing potential COVID-19 outcomes for a university campus with and without physical distancing (Proceedings of the SummerSim-SCSC 2020 conference in press)

    2020

  2. S. Wiafe, R.J. Smith?, The Lack of COVID-19 Race-Based data in Canada Perpetuates Systemic Racism (Institute for Science, Society and Policy, September 15, 2020)

  3. M. Khan, L. Ahmed, P. Mandal, R.J. Smith?, M. Haque, Modelling the dynamics of Pine Wilt Disease with asymptomatic carriers and optimal control (Scientific Reports, 2020, 10:11412)

  4. R.J. Smith?, Keeping Pace with the Pandemic (The Pathologist, May 4, 2020)

  5. L. Tribe, R.J. Smith?, Modelling Global Outbreaks and Proliferation of COVID-19 (SIAM News, 2020, 53(4), 1-3)

  6. K. Bronson, R.J. Smith?, The Social Value of Models and Big Data (Institute for Science, Society and Policy, April 28, 2020)

  7. M. Al-arydah, S. Greenhalgh, J. Munganga, R.J. Smith?, Applying the chemical-reaction definition of mass action to infectious disease modelling (Mathematics in Applied Science and Engineering, 2020, 1(1), 50-64)

  8. S. Mosher, C. Costris-Vas, R.J. Smith?, Modelling the Effects of Stigma on Leprosy (in: Mathematical Analysis and Application in Modelling, P. Roy, X. Cao, X.-Z. Li, P. Das, S. Deo, eds, Springer, 2020, 53-68)

  9. A. Wang, Y. Xiao, R.J. Smith?, Dynamics of a non-smooth epidemic model with three thresholds (Theory in Biosciences, 2020, 139(1), 47-65)

    2019

  10. R.J. Smith?, Did we Eradicate SARS? Lessons Learned and the Way Forward (American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research, 2019, 6(2): 001017)

  11. T. Zhao, R.J. Smith?, Global dynamical analysis of plant-disease models with nonlinear impulsive cultural control strategy (Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2019, 16(6): 7022-7025)

  12. A. Wang, Y. Xiao, R.J. Smith?, Using non-smooth models to determine thresholds for microbial pest management (Journal of Mathematical Biology, 2019, 78, 1389-1424)

  13. A. Wang, Y. Xiao, R.J. Smith? Multiple equilibria in a non-smooth epidemic model with medical-resource constraints (Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 2019, 81(4), 963-994)

    2018

  14. E.O. Omondi, F. Nyabadza, R.J. Smith?, Modelling the impact of mass administration of ivermectin in the treatment of onchocerciasis (river blindness) (Cogent Mathematics and Statistics, 2018, 5: 1429700)

  15. S. Saha, P.K. Roy, R.J. Smith?, Modelling monocyte-derived dendritic cells as a therapeutic vaccine against HIV (Journal of Biological Systems, 2018, 26(4), 1-23)

  16. R.J. Smith?, The Zombie Paradigm (in: Journey of the Living Dead, A.T. Blumberg, ed, 2018, pp6-9)

  17. S. Zhang, H. Guo, R.J. Smith?, Dynamical Analysis for a Hepatitis B Transmission Model with Immigration and Infection Age (Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2018, 15(6), 1291-1313)

  18. R.J. Smith?, My life with mathematical tattoos (Chalkdust Magazine, 2018)

  19. C. Chen, N.S. Chong, R.J. Smith?, A Filippov model describing the effects of media coverage and quarantine on the spread of human influenza (Mathematical Biosciences, 2018, 296, 98-112).

  20. K.E.M. Church, R.J. Smith?, Continuous approximation of linear impulsive systems and a new form of robust stability (Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 2018, 457, 616-644).

  21. C. Chen, Y. Kang, R.J. Smith?, Sliding motion and global dynamics of a Filippov fire-blight model with economic thresholds (Nonlinear Real-World Analysis Series B: Real-World Applications, 2018, 39, 492-519)

    2017

  22. P. Saunders-Hastings, B. Hayes, R.J. Smith?, D. Krewski, National assessment of Canadian pandemic preparedness: employing InFluNet to identify high-risk areas for inter-wave vaccine distribution (Infectious Disease Modelling, 2017, 2(3), 341-352)

  23. S. Waife, E. Veilleux-Gravel, R.J. Smith?, Using sensitivity analysis to examine the effects of an Ebola vaccine (Proceedings of the SummerSim-SCSC 2017 conference, 2017, 61-72)

  24. P. Saunders-Hastings, B. Hayes, R.J. Smith?, D. Krewski, Modelling community-control strategies to protect hospital resources during an influenza pandemic in Ottawa, Canada (PLoS ONE, 2017, 12(6): e0179315)

  25. R.J. Smith?, A.B. Hogan, G.N. Mercer, Unexpected infection spikes in a model of Respiratory Syncytial Virus vaccination (Vaccines, 2017, 5:12)

  26. J.-P. R. Soucy, R.J. Smith? (faculty sponsor), Cats, Rabbits, Birds, and Viruses, Oh My! Modelling the Conservation Implications of a Complex Virus Release in a Predator-Prey System (SIAM Undergraduate Research Online, 2017, Volume 10, Article 4)

  27. R.J. Smith?, Book review: An Introduction to Mathematical Epidemiology (SIAM Review, 2017, 59(1), 218-219)

  28. K.O. Okosun, R.J. Smith?, Optimal control analysis of malaria-schistosomiasis co-infection dynamics (Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2017, 14(2), 377-405)

    2016

  29. M. Beauparlant, R.J. Smith?, A metapopulation model for the spread of MRSA in correctional facilities (Infectious Disease Modelling, 2016, 1, 11-27)

  30. S. Chowdhury, P.K. Roy, R.J. Smith?, Mathematical modelling of enfuvirtide and protease inhibitors as combination therapy for HIV (International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, 2016, 17(6), 259-275)

  31. K.O. Okosun, R.J. Smith?, On the co-infection of malaria and schistosomiasis (in: Mathematical and Computational Approaches in Advancing Modern Science and Engineering, J. Belair, I.A. Frigaard, H. Kunze, R. Makarov, R. Melnik, R.J. Spiteri, eds, 2016, pp289-298)

  32. S.A. Means, R.J. Smith?, The impact of human and vector distributions on the spatial prevalence of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa (Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2016, 409, 70-85)

  33. N.S. Chong, B. Bionne, R.J. Smith?, An Avian-Only Filippov Model Incorporating Culling of Both Susceptible and Infected Birds in Combating Avian Influenza (Journal of Mathematical Biology, 2016, 73(3), 751-784)

  34. M. Al-arydah, M.C. Croteau, T. Oraby, R.J. Smith?, D. Krewski, Applications of Mathematical Modeling in Managing the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Wild Deer under Alternative Harvesting Scenarios (Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health A, 2016, 79(16-17), 690-699)

  35. R.J. Smith?, B.Y. Lee, A. Moustakas, A. Zeigler, M. Prague, R. Santos, M. Chung, R. Gras, V. Forbes, S. Borg, T. Comans, Y. Ma, N. Punt, W. Jusko, L. Brotz, A. Hyder, Population Modelling by Examples II (Proceedings of the SummerSim-SCSC 2016 conference, 2016, 354-361)

  36. D. Salem, R.J. Smith?, A Mathematical model of Ebola Virus Disease: Using Sensitivity Analysis to Determine Effective Intervention Targets (Proceedings of the SummerSim-SCSC 2016 conference, 2016, 16-23)

  37. Y. Samia, A.D. Kealey, R.J. Smith?, A Mathematical Model of a Theoretical Sleeping Sickness Vaccine (Mathematical Population Studies, 2016, 23(2), 95-122).

  38. R.E. Miron, G.A. Giordano, A.D. Kealey, R.J. Smith?, Multiseason transmission for Rift Valley Fever in North America (Mathematical Population Studies, 2016, 23(2), 71-94).

  39. K.E.M. Church, R.J. Smith?, Comparing malaria surveillance with periodic spraying in the presence of insecticide-resistant mosquitoes: should we spray regularly or based on human infections? (Mathematical Biosciences, 2016, 276, 145-163)

    2015

  40. M. Al-arydah, B. Hayes, S. Mushayabasa, D Dimitrov, C. Bhunu, R.J. Smith?, Modelling the impact of treatment on tuberculosis transmission dynamics (International Journal of Biomathematics and Systems Biology 2015, 1(2), 1-19)

  41. R.J. Smith?, An easy way to speed up the eradication of polio (Pi in the Sky, 2015, 19, 19-23).

  42. K.E.M. Church and R.J. Smith?, Existence and uniqueness of solutions of general impulse extension equations with specification to linear equations (Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Series B: Applications & Algorithms, 2015, 22, 163-197).

  43. R.J. Smith?, The Joys of the Jacobian (Chalkdust, Autumn 2015, 10-17).

  44. M. Al-arydah, R.J. Smith? Adding education to "test and treat": Can we overcome drug resistance? (Journal of Applied Mathematics Article, 2015, ID 781270, 19 pages).

  45. M. Al-Zoughool, D. Cottrell, S. Elsaadany, N. Murray, T. Oraby, R. Smith?, D. Krewski, Mathematical Models for Estimating the Risks of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) (Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health B: Critical Reviews, 2015, 18(2), 71-104)

  46. R.J. Smith?, Using Mathematical Modeling to Eradicate Diseases (In: Mathematics of Planet Earth: Mathematicians Reflect on How to Discover, Organize, and Protect Our Planet, H.G. Kaper and C. Rousseau, eds, 2015, pp182-183)

  47. R.J. Smith?, Neglected Tropical Diseases - How Mathematics Can Help (In: Mathematics of Planet Earth: Mathematicians Reflect on How to Discover, Organize, and Protect Our Planet, H.G. Kaper and C. Rousseau, eds, 2015, pp183-184)

  48. C. Browne, R.J. Smith?, L. Bourouiba, From regional pulse vaccination to global disease eradication: insights from a mathematical model of Poliomyelitis (Journal of Mathematical Biology, 2015, 71(1), 215-253).

  49. C. Rogers, R.J. Smith?, Examining provincial HPV vaccination schemes in Canada: should we standardise the grade of vaccination or the number of doses? (International Scholarly Research Notices, 2015, Article ID 170236)

  50. N.S. Chong, R.J. Smith?, Modelling Avian Influenza using Filippov Systems to determine Culling of Infected Birds and Quarantine (Nonlinear Real-World Analysis Series B: Real-World Applications, 2015, 24, 196-218)

  51. R.J. Smith?, J. Li, J Mao, B. Sahai, Using within-host mathematical modelling to predict the long-term outcome of human papillomavirus vaccines (Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly, 2015, 21(2), 281-299).

    2014

  52. R.J. Smith? (ed), Mathematical Modelling of Zombies (The University of Ottawa Press, 2014).

  53. R.J. Smith?, The viral spread of a zombie media story (In: Mathematical Modelling of Zombies, R.J. Smith?, ed, The University of Ottawa Press, 2014, pp1-25).

  54. E.J. Schwartz, R.J. Smith?, Identifying the conditions under which antibodies protect against infection by Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (Vaccines, 2014, 2(2), 397-421).

  55. K.E.M Church, R.J. Smith?, Analysis of piecewise-continuous extensions of periodic linear impulsive differential equations with fixed, strictly inhomogeneous impulses (Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Series B: Applications & Algorithms, 2014, 21, 101-119).

  56. N.S. Chong, J.M. Tchuenche, R.J. Smith?, A mathematical model of avian influenza with half-saturated incidence (Theory in Biosciences, 2014, 133, 23-38).

  57. R.E. Miron, R.J. Smith?, Resistance to protease inhibitors in a model of HIV-1 infection with impulsive drug effects (Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 2014, 76(1), 59-97).

    2013

  58. M. Al-Arydah, A. Mwasa, J.M. Tchuenche, R.J. Smith?, Modelling cholera disease with education and chlorination (Journal of Biological Systems, 2013, 21(4) Article ID: 1340007).

  59. R.J. Smith?, Eradication d'une maladie (Accromath, Vol 8, Winter-Spring 2013).

  60. F. Nyabadza, J.H.B. Njagarah, R.J. Smith?, Modelling the dynamics of crystal meth ('tik') abuse in the presence of drug-supply chains in South Africa (Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 2013, 75(1), 24-48).

  61. T. Zhao, Y. Xiao, R.J. Smith?, Non-smooth plant disease models with economic thresholds (Mathematical Biosciences, 2013, 241, 34-48).

  62. Y. Xiao, S. Tang, Y. Zhou, R.J. Smith?, J. Wu, N. Wang, Predicting an HIV/AIDS epidemic and measuring the effect of mobility in mainland China (Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2013, 317, 271-285).

    2012

  63. R.J. Smith?, Using mathematics to understand disease eradication: Guinea Worm Disease points the way forward (Pi in the Sky 2012, 16, 18-21).

  64. R.J. Smith?, What can zombies teach us about mathematics? (The Partner, 2012, Issue 47)

  65. M. Al-arydah, R.J. Smith?, F. Lutscher, Modelling gender-structured wildlife diseases with harvesting: Chronic Wasting Disease as an example (ISRN Biomathematics, Volume 2012, Article ID 802450).

  66. V. Tweedle and R.J. Smith?, A mathematical model of Bieber Fever: the most infectious disease of our time? (In: Understanding the dynamics of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases using mathematical models, S. Mushayabasa and C.P. Bhunu, eds, 2012, pp157-177).

  67. R.J. Smith?, P. Cloutier, J. Harrison and A. Desforges, A mathematical model for the eradication of Guinea Worm Disease (In: Understanding the dynamics of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases using mathematical models, S. Mushayabasa and C.P. Bhunu, eds, 2012, pp133-156).

  68. T. Iljon, J. Stirling and R.J. Smith?, A mathematical model describing an outbreak of Fire Blight (In: Understanding the dynamics of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases using mathematical models, S. Mushayabasa and C.P. Bhunu, eds, 2012, pp91-104).

  69. K.-F. Gee, K. Addison and R.J. Smith?, Modelling the impact of a live virus vaccine for Tularemia (In: Understanding the dynamics of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases using mathematical models, S. Mushayabasa and C.P. Bhunu, eds, 2012, pp23-48).

  70. C.P. Bhunu, S. Mushayabasa and R.J. Smith?, Assessing the effects of poverty in tuberculosis transmission dynamics (Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2012, 36, 4173-4185).

  71. S. Mushayabasa, C.P. Bhunu and R.J. Smith?, Assessing the impact of educational campaigns on controlling HCV among women in prison settings (Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 2012, 17, 1714-1724).

    2011

  72. M. Al-arydah and R.J. Smith?, An age-structured model of human papillomavirus vaccination (Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 2011, 82(3), 629-642).

  73. R.J. Smith? (ed) Braaaiiinnnsss: From Academics to Zombies (University of Ottawa Press 2011).

  74. R.J. Smith?, Braaaiiinnnsss: An introduction (In: Braaaiiinnnsss: From Academics to Zombies, R.J. Smith?, ed, University of Ottawa Press 2011).

  75. K. Small and R.J. Smith?, Zombie instructors: A career made flesh (In: Braaaiiinnnsss: From Academics to Zombies, R.J. Smith?, ed, University of Ottawa Press).

  76. J. Li, D. Blakeley and R.J. Smith?, The Failure of R0 (Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine Volume 2011, Article ID 527610).

  77. M. Al-arydah and R.J. Smith?, Controlling malaria with indoor residual spraying in spatially heterogeneous environments (Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 2011, 8(4), 889-914).

  78. B.P. Konrad, N. Vaidya and R.J. Smith?, Modelling mutation to a cytotoxic T-lymphocyte HIV vaccine (Mathematical Population Studies, 2011, 18(2), 122-149).

  79. J.M. Tchuenche, N. Dube, C.P. Bhunu, R.J. Smith? and C.T. Bauch, The impact of media coverage on the transmission dynamics of human influenza (BMC Public Health 2011, 11(Suppl 1):S5).

  80. J. Lou and R.J. Smith?, Modelling the effects of adherence to the HIV fusion inhibitor enfuvirtide (Journal of Theoretical Biology 2011, 268, 1-13).

    2010

  81. Robert Smith?, Book review: The Geographic Spread of Infectious Diseases (The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:3, 153-154).

  82. A. Kealey and R. Smith?, Neglected Tropical Diseases: Infection, modelling and control (Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2010, 21, 53-69).

  83. R.J. Smith?, J.T. Okano, J.S. Kahn, E.N. Bodine, and S. Blower, Evolutionary dynamics of complex networks of HIV drug-resistant strains: the case of San Francisco (Science 2010, 327:5966, 697-701).

  84. R.E. Miron and R.J. Smith?, Modelling imperfect adherence to HIV induction therapy (BMC Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:6).

  85. R.J. Smith? and B.D. Aggarwala, HIV: the invisible epidemic of the United States healthcare system. (Social Theory and Health 2010, 8, 83-94).

    2009

  86. Robert Smith?, A report on the zombie outbreak of 2009: How mathematics can save us (no really). (Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2009, 181: E297-E300).

  87. Robert Smith?, Editor, The OptAIDS Project (BMC Public Health 2009).

  88. R.J. Smith?, J. Li, R. Gordon and J.M. Heffernan, Can we spend our way out of the AIDS epidemic? A World Halting AIDS Model (BMC Public Health 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S15).

  89. R. Gordon, N.K. Bjorklund, R.J. Smith? and E.R. Blyden, Halting HIV/AIDS with Avatars and Havatars (BMC Public Health 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S13).

  90. R.J. Smith?, R. Gordon, The OptAIDS Project: Towards global halting of HIV/AIDS (BMC Public Health 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S1).

  91. Robert Smith?, Zombie Math and Swine Flu (op-ed, The Ottawa Citizen, Sep 12 2009).

  92. P. Munz, I. Hudea, J. Imad and R.J. Smith? When zombies attack!: Mathematical modelling of an outbreak of zombie infection (In: Infectious Disease Modelling Research Progress 2009, J.M. Tchuenche and C. Chiyaka, eds, pp133-150).

  93. R.J. Smith? and B.D. Aggarwala, Can the viral reservoir of latently infected CD4+ T cells be eradicated with antiretroviral HIV drugs? (Journal of Mathematical Biology 2009, 59, 697-715).

  94. B.P. Konrad, R.J. Smith? and F.L. Lutscher, Gender differences in heterosexual transmission of HIV in urban and rural populations (In: Advances in Disease Epidemiology 2009, J.M. Tchuenche and Z. Mukandavire, eds, pp31-57).

  95. B.D. Aggarwala and R.J. Smith? Do frequent doses of HAART block the HIV blips? (Far East Journal of Mathematical Sciences 2009, 32:2, 231-251).

    2008

  96. R.J. Smith? and S.D. Hove-Musekwa, Determining Effective Spraying Periods to Control Malaria via Indoor Residual Spraying in Sub-Saharan Africa (Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences Volume 2008, Article ID 745463).

  97. M. Llamazares, R.J. Smith?, Evaluating human papillomavirus vaccination programs in Canada: should provincial healthcare pay for voluntary adult vaccination? (BMC Public Health 2008, 8:114).

  98. R.J. Smith?, E.J. Schwartz, Predicting the potential impact of a cytotoxic T-lymphocyte HIV vaccine: how often should you vaccinate and how strong should the vaccine be? (Mathematical Biosciences 2008, 212, 180-187).

  99. R.J. Smith? Explicitly accounting for antiretroviral drug uptake in theoretical HIV models predicts long-term failure of protease-only therapy (Journal of Theoretical Biology 2008, 251(2), 227-237).

    2007

  100. R.J. Smith?, S. Magnet, The impact of vaginal microbicides must also target men (Journal of Men's Health & Gender 2007, 4(1), 81-84).

  101. R.J. Smith?, Could low-efficacy malaria vaccines increase secondary infections in endemic areas? (In: Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems, Volume II 2007, A. Deutsch, R. Bravo de la Parra, R. de Boer, O. Diekmann, P. Jagers, E. Kisdi, M. Kretzschmar, P. Lansky and H. Metz (eds). Birkhauser, Boston, 3-10).

    2006

  102. R.J. Smith, Adherence to antiretroviral HIV drugs: how many doses can you miss before resistance emerges? (Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, Vol 273 No 1586 2006 pp 617-624).

    2005

  103. Z. Li, J. Hayse, I. Hlohowskyj, K. Smith, R. Smith, An Agent-based Model for Simulation of West Nile Virus Transmission (Proceedings of Agent 2005 Conference on Generative Social Processes, Model, and Mechanisms, Chicago, IL, October 13-15, 2005).

  104. D.P. Wilson, E.N. Bodine, R.J. Smith and S.M. Blower, Response to Foss et al., 'Care should be taken when promoting microbicide use among sex workers who are able to use condoms consistently' (AIDS 2005, 19:17, 2044-46).

  105. J.M. Heffernan, R.J. Smith and L.M. Wahl, Perspectives on the basic reproductive ratio (The Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol 2 No 4 2005 pp 281-293; invited review).

  106. R.J. Smith, E. Bodine, D. Wilson and S.M. Blower, Evaluating the potential impact of vaginal microbicides in reducing the risk of HIV acquisition in female sex workers (AIDS, Vol 19 2005 pp 423-431).

  107. S.M. Blower and R.J. Smith, Is population-level perversity a likely outcome of mass vaccination against HIV? - Authors' reply. (The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Vol 5 2005 255-256).

  108. R.J. Smith and L.M. Wahl, Drug resistance in an immunological model of HIV-1 infection with impulsive drug effects (The Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, Vol 67:4 2005 pp 783-813).

    2004

  109. R.J. Smith and S.M. Blower, Could disease-modifying HIV vaccines cause population-level perversity? (The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Vol 4 2004 pp 636-639).

  110. R.J. Smith and L.M. Wahl, Distinct effects of protease and reverse transcriptase inhibition in an immunological model of HIV-1 infection with impulsive drug effects (The Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, Vol 66:5 2004 pp 1259-1283).

  111. R.J. Smith and G.S.K. Wolkowicz, Analysis of a Model of the Nutrient Driven Self-Cycling Fermentation Process (Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Series B: Applications & Algorithms, Vol. 11, 2004 pp239-265).

    2003

  112. S.V. Komarova, R.J. Smith, S.J. Dixon, S.M. Sims and L.M. Wahl, Mathematical Model Predicts a Critical Role for Osteoclast Autocrine Regulation in the Control of Bone Remodeling (Bone, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2003 pp206-215).

  113. R.J. Smith and G.S.K. Wolkowicz, Growth and Competition in the Nutrient-Driven Self-Cycling Fermentation Process (Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2003 pp171-177).

  114. R.J. Smith and G.S.K. Wolkowicz, A Size-Structured Model for the Nutrient-Driven Self-Cycling Fermentation Process (Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Vol. 10, 2003, pp207-220)