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Herd Behaviors in Epidemics: A Dynamics-Coupled Evolutionary Games Approach

  title={Herd Behaviors in Epidemics: A Dynamics-Coupled Evolutionary Games Approach},
  author={Shutian Liu and Yuhan Zhao and Quanyan Zhu},
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increasing interest in the modeling and analysis of infectious diseases. The pandemic has made a significant impact on the way we behave and interact in our daily life. The past year has witnessed a strong interplay between human behaviors and epidemic spreading. In this paper, we propose an evolutionary game-theoretic framework to study the coupled evolutions of herd behaviors and epidemics. Our framework extends the classical degree-based mean-field… Expand

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