Understanding the current COVID-19 epidemic: one question, one model.

C. Cottineau, Covprehension Collective

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On the evening of 16th March 2020, the French president, Emmanuel Macron announced the start of a national lockdown, for a period of 15 days. It would be effective from noon the next day (17th March). On the 18th March 2020 at 01:11 pm, the first email circulated in the MicMac team, who had been working on the micro-macro modelling of the spread of a disease in a transportation network a few years. This email was the start of CoVprehension. After about a week of intense emulation, the website was launched, with three questions answered. A month later, there were about fifteen questions on the website, and the group was composed of nearly thirty members from French research institutions, in a varied pool of disciplines, all contributing as volunteers from their confined residence.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRofASSS (Review of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation)
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2020


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