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Mathematical Modelling of Zombies

Canadian Electronic Library (Online service), distributor.

Ottawa Ontario : University of Ottawa Press 2014

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  • Title:
    Mathematical Modelling of Zombies
  • Author: Canadian Electronic Library (Online service), distributor.
  • Publisher: Ottawa Ontario : University of Ottawa Press
  • Creation Date: 2014
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (336 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Zombies -- Mathematical models
  • Description: Engages the imagination to illustrate the power of mathematical modelling. This book brings together a highly skilled team of contributors to fend off a zombie uprising. It helps you to learn how modelling can advise government policy, and how theoretical results can be communicated to a nonmathematical audience.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: Foreword: I Ran with a Zombie / Andrew Cartmel
    Introduction: What can zombies teach us about mathematics / Robert Smith
    The Viral Spread of a Zombie Media Story / Robert Smith
    The Undead: A Plague on Humanity or a Powerful New Tool for Epidemiological Research? / Jane M. Heffernan and Derek J. Wilson
    When Zombies Attack! Alternate Ending / Phil Munz
    When Humans Strike Back! Adaptive Strategies for Zombie Attacks Bard Ermentrout and Kyle Ermentrout
    Increasing Survivability in a Zombie Epidemic / Ben Tippett
    How Long Can We Survive? / Thomas E. Woolley, Ruth E. Baker, Eamonn A. Gaffney and Philip K. Maini
    Demographics of Zombies in the United States / Daniel Zelterman
    Is It Safe to Go Out Yet? Statistical Inference in a Zombie Outbreak Model / Ben Calderhead, Mark Girolami and Desmond J. Higham
    The Social Zombie: Modelling Undead Outbreaks on Social Networks / Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, Vincent Marceau, Pierre-André e Noël, Antoine Allard and Louis J. Dubé
    Zombie Infection Warning System Based on Fuzzy Decision-Making / Micael S. Couceiro, Carlos M. Figueiredo, J. Miguel A. Luz and Michael J. Delorme
    Zombies in the City: A NetLogo Model / Jennifer Badham and Judy-anne Osborn
    An Evolvable Linear Representation for Simulating Policy in Zombie Outbreaks / Daniel Ashlock, Joseph Alexander Brown and Clinton Innes
    Baneling Dynamics in Legend of the Seeker / Gergely Röst
    The Zombie Swarm: Epidemics in the Presence of Social Attraction and Repulsion / Evelyn Sander and Chad M. Topaz
    Conclusion / Robert Smith
    Afterword / Robert Smith.
  • Restrictions: Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
  • OCLC Number: 900244349
  • Identifier: ISBN0-7766-2168-8