Tuesday, November 08, 2016

science news you can use

The light-hearted project by Argonne researcher Chick Macal and his team tested their agent-based modeling simulations on a Halloween-themed slice of epidemiology, following the spread of a zombie virus and testing out "interventions" that could save humanity.
While the worst-case scenario found little resistance against the walking dead, strategies such as training populations to kill zombies or communications from City officials that tell people how to avoid them provided some more optimistic outcomes.

this is wargaming for an infectious disease epidemic.

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