Media from: Controlling contagion by restricting mobility
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MIT researchers have linked the game theory concept of "price of anarchy" to the spread of contagion. The price of anarchy measures the difference in the spread of a disease between selfish (uncoordinated) and policy-driven (coordinated) human mobility. In this graphic, warm colors indicate geographical areas (such as the I-95 commuting corridor) with a high price of anarchy.
Graphic: Christos Nicolaides/Juanes Research Group
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