Zombie outbreak? Statistical mechanics reveal the ideal hideout

A team of researches at Cornell University explored how an “actual” zombie outbreak might play out in the U.S. The researchers modeled the mechanics of the zombies as a proxy to model a real disease outbreak. The project was an overview of modern epidemiology modeling, starting with differential equations to model a fully connected population, then moving on to lattice-based models, and ending with a full U.S.-scale simulation of an outbreak across the continental U.S. Read More>>

 

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