Temporal network structures controlling disease spreading.

  title={Temporal network structures controlling disease spreading.},
  author={Petter Holme},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={94 2-1},
  • Petter Holme
  • Published 3 May 2016
  • Computer Science
  • Physical review. E
We investigate disease spreading on eight empirical data sets of human contacts (mostly proximity networks recording who is close to whom, at what time). We compare three levels of representations of these data sets: temporal networks, static networks, and a fully connected topology. We notice that the difference between the static and fully connected networks-with respect to time to extinction and average outbreak size-is smaller than between the temporal and static topologies. This suggests… 

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