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by katastrofa
Today, 3:08 am
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Models for Covid-19
Replies: 213
Views: 5033

Re: Models for Covid-19

I wrote a simple microsimulation in which people live in households of different sizes, and there are different frequencies of exposure to family members (infinite) and external contacts (drawn randomly as number of days between 1 and 5 per week). If exposed, they can get infected (and develop the d...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 8:56 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Models for Covid-19
Replies: 213
Views: 5033

Re: Models for Covid-19

I think kat used alpha = a, gamma = g, delta = d, etc. I think. No beta/b because no quarantine in hers yet. But she has k, I don't have E. And her parameter values?  kats the last line of your code gives a true_divide error (Python 3.7/3.8) plt.plot(t,D/(R+D),label='Fatality rate') My C++ code is ...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 5:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 145
Views: 6187

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

British households told to prepare for blackouts as coronavirus lockdown goes on: https://apple.news/AsD_aQyDFRcuCJ9Cb80kk7g
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 3:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Linkedin me up Scotty!
Replies: 182
Views: 17213

Re: Linkedin me up Scotty!

Yeah, that's why I've started writing a microsimulation :-)
#nerdsintimesofepidemia
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 2:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 40
Views: 931

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

China claims that it's a plot by Trump. Some in Europe believe that it's a plot by China. Does the loop close?
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 2:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP thread
Replies: 111
Views: 13790

Re: RIP thread

Probably the most important influence on my scientific mindset in my physics times (which ironically led me to changing the research domain).
More will never be the same different again. RIP
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 2:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Black Cube - Art Gallery
Replies: 523
Views: 119021

Re: The Black Cube - Art Gallery

If I could, I would steal the marble version of Rodin's Eternal Idol
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What art piece would you steal?
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 1:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Black Cube - Art Gallery
Replies: 523
Views: 119021

Re: The Black Cube - Art Gallery

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum "The thieves took Van Gogh’s Parsonage Garden at Neunen in Spring after smashing through the front glass door of the Singer Laren museum, in Laren, at around 3.15am on Sunday morning. No other art is believed to be missing ." "The burglar alarm had been tr...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 1:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is the cure worse than the disease?
Replies: 35
Views: 1061

Re: Is the cure worse than the disease?

Lockdowns around the world bring rise in domestic violence Air pollution goes down Even monkeys have gone bananas.. I am not sure if the cure is worse than the disease. On the other hand, I am sure that all the second order consequences have not materialized. I feel that this pandemic has exposed t...
by katastrofa
March 30th, 2020, 10:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 40
Views: 931

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

Finally use for my Cuban cigars " Smoking, vaping and hospitalization for COVID-19 , Konstantinos Farsalinos1, Anastasia Barbouni1, Raymond Niaura2" "This preliminary analysis, assuming that the reported data are accurate, does not support the argument that current smoking is a risk factor for hosp...
by katastrofa
March 30th, 2020, 9:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 40
Views: 931

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

20. A certain person is my household has finally realised that it's possible to make coffee at home. That's thousands saved p.a.  Same here. A couple of years ago I had one of those moments of outstanding genius (separating my regular genius intervals) that made me buy ISayMoo a professional espres...
by katastrofa
March 29th, 2020, 8:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP thread
Replies: 111
Views: 13790

Re: RIP thread

Krzysztof Penderecki
Probably one of the best modern composers (also for movies: The Exorcist, Shining, Katyn, Shutter Island, Wild at Heart).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kteBeDxdx_I
My Leela is purring to the rhythm.
RIP
by katastrofa
March 29th, 2020, 12:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2194
Views: 144649

Re: Stupid question of the day

What colour is coronavirus?
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