Analytical and cellular automaton approach to a generalized SEIR model for infection spread in an open crowded space

  title={Analytical and cellular automaton approach to a generalized SEIR model for infection spread in an open crowded space},
  author={Andrea Nava and Alessandro Antonio Papa and Marco Rossi and Domenico Giuliano},
  journal={Physical Review Research},
We formulate a generalized SEIR model on a graph, describing the population dynamics of an open crowded place with an arbitrary topology. As a sample calculation, we discuss three simple cases, both analytically, and numerically, by means of a cellular automata simulation of the individual dynamics in the system. As a result, we provide the infection ratio in the system as a function of controllable parameters, which allows for quantifying how acting on the human behavior may effectively lower… 

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