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A Rule-based Model of a Hypothetical Zombie Outbreak: Insights on the role of emotional factors during behavioral adaptation of an artificial population

@article{Nez2012ARM,
  title={A Rule-based Model of a Hypothetical Zombie Outbreak: Insights on the role of emotional factors during behavioral adaptation of an artificial population},
  author={Felipe N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Cesar Ravello and Hector Urbina and Tomas P{\'e}rez-Acle},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2012},
  volume={abs/1210.4469}
}
  • Felipe Núñez, Cesar Ravello, +1 author Tomas Pérez-Acle
  • Published in ArXiv 2012
  • Biology, Computer Science, Physics
  • Models of infectious diseases have been developed since the first half of the twentieth century. Most models haven't considered the role that emotional factors of the individual may play on the population's behavioral adaptation during the spread of a pandemic disease. Considering that local interactions among individuals generate patterns that -at a large scale- govern the action of masses, we have studied the behavioral adaptation of a population induced by the spread of an infectious disease… CONTINUE READING

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