# Predicting epidemic outbreak from individual features of the spreaders

@article{Silva2012PredictingEO, title={Predicting epidemic outbreak from individual features of the spreaders}, author={Renato Aparecido Pimentel da Silva and Matheus Palhares Viana and Luciano da Fontoura Costa}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2012}, volume={abs/1202.0024} }

Knowing which individuals can be more efficient in spreading a pathogen throughout a determinate environment is a fundamental question in disease control. Indeed, over recent years the spread of epidemic diseases and its relationship with the topology of the involved system have been a recurrent topic in complex network theory, taking into account both network models and real-world data. In this paper we explore possible correlations between the heterogeneous spread of an epidemic disease… Expand

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