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Dynamic Epidemic Control via Sequential Resource Allocation

@article{Fekom2020DynamicEC,
  title={Dynamic Epidemic Control via Sequential Resource Allocation},
  author={Mathilde Fekom and Nicolas Vayatis and Argyris Kalogeratos},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2006.07199}
}
In the Dynamic Resource Allocation (DRA) problem, an administrator has to allocate a limited amount of resources to the nodes of a network in order to reduce a diffusion process (DP) (e.g. an epidemic). In this paper we propose a multi-round dynamic control framework, which we realize through two derived models: the Restricted and the Sequential DRA (RDRA, SDRA), that allows for restricted information and access to the entire network, contrary to standard full-information and full-access DRA… 

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