Travel Cadence and Epidemic Spread

  title={Travel Cadence and Epidemic Spread},
  author={Lauren Streitmatter and Peter Zhang},
  journal={2021 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)},
In this paper, we study how interactions between populations impact epidemic spread. We extend the classical SEIR model to include both integration-based disease transmission simulation and population flow. Our model differs from existing ones by having a more detailed representation of travel patterns, without losing tractability. This allows us to study the epidemic consequence of inter-regional travel with high fidelity. In particular, we define travel cadence as a two-dimensional measure of… 

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