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Suppose a university has 10,000 computers on the campus, which are susceptible if confronted with a computer virus. The likelihood that a computer without the virus gets a virus when information is exchange is 0.01% per hour, and it takes 3 hours to recover the computer with anti-virus software. What is the value of α?

using SIR model.

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Suppose a university has 10,000 computers on the campus, which
are susceptible if confronted with a computer virus. The likelihood
that a computer without the virus gets a virus when information is
exchange is 0.01% per hour, and it takes 3 hours to recover the
computer with anti-virus software. What is the size of
S0?

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