Mathematical Modelling of Zombies

Mathematical Modelling of Zombies

Edited by: Robert Smith?

Introduction by: Andrew Cartmel

468 Pages · October 14 2014

Paper ISBN: 9780776622101

PDF ISBN: 9780776621685

ePub ISBN: 9780776621678

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Mathematical Modelling of Zombies
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Foreword: I Ran with a Zombie
Andrew Cartmel
Introduction: What Can Zombies Teach Us About Mathematics?
Robert Smith?
  1. The Viral Spread of a Zombie Media Story
    Robert Smith?
  2. The Undead: A Plague on Humanity or a Powerful New Tool for Epidemiological Research?
    Jane M. Heffernan and Derek J. Wilson
  3. When Zombies Attack! Alternate Ending
    Phil Munz
  4. When Humans Strike Back! Adaptive Strategies for Zombie Attacks
    Bard Ermentrout and Kyle Ermentrout
  5. Increasing Survivability in a Zombie Epidemic
    Ben Tippett
  6. How Long Can We Survive?
    Thomas E. Woolley, Ruth E. Baker, Eamonn A. Gaffney and Philip K. Maini
  7. Demographics of Zombies in the United States
    Daniel Zelterman
  8. Is It Safe to Go Out Yet? Statistical Inference in a Zombie Outbreak Model
    Ben Calderhead, Mark Girolami and Desmond J. Higham
  9. The Social Zombie: Modelling Undead Outbreaks on Social Networks
    Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, Vincent Marceau, Pierre-André Noël, Antoine Allard and Louis J. Dubé
  10. Zombie Infection Warning System Based on Fuzzy Decision-Making
    Micael S. Couceiro, Carlos M. Figueiredo, J. Miguel A. Luz and Michael J. Delorme
  11. Is There a Zombicidal Maniac Near You? You'd Better Hope So!
    Nick Beeton, Alex Hoare and Brody Walker
  12. Zombies in the City: A NetLogo Model
    Jennifer Badham and Judy-Anne Osborn
  13. An Evolvable Linear Representation for Simulating Government Policy in Zombie Outbreaks
    Daniel Ashlock, Joseph Alexander Brown and Clinton Innes
  14. Baneling Dynamics in Legend of the Seeker
    Gergely Röst
  15. The Zombie Swarm: Epidemics in the Presence of Social Attraction and Repulsion
    Evelyn Sander and Chad M. Topaz
Conclusion
Robert Smith?
Contributors 
Afterword 

Awards

Eric Hoffer Book Award, US, 2015