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An Agent-Based Distributed Control of Networked SIR Epidemics

  title={An Agent-Based Distributed Control of Networked SIR Epidemics},
  author={Mohammad Yousuf Mubarak and Cameron Nowzari},
—This paper revisits a longstanding problem of interest concerning the distributed control of an epidemic process on human contact networks. Due to the stochastic nature and combinatorial complexity of the problem, finding optimal policies are intractable even for small networks. Even if a solution could be found efficiently enough, a potentially larger problem is such policies are notoriously brittle when confronted with small disturbances or uncooperative agents in the network. Unlike the vast… 

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