Science Talk 14 — Mathematical Models

Mathematical Models of the Spread of Diseases, Opinions, Information, and Misinformation — Mason A. Porter

Social networks have a huge effect on the spread of diseases, memes, opinions, and information in a population. In this presentation, I’ll give an introduction to the mathematical modeling of the spread of both diseases and opinions. I’ll also discuss the importance of these ideas to the current COVID-19 pandemic and associated “infodemics” online.

December 18, 2021 - 8:30 pm EST

Location: Congressional On-Site Viewing (Virtual)
Tags: Science
Virtual, On-site Viewable
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