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Interventions Tutorial and Demo now available [message #699613] Thu, 21 July 2011 22:47
Stefan Edlund is currently offline Stefan Edlund
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For the 1.2.1 release, we announce the availability of interventions in STEM. Interventions are used to control some aspect of a disease outbreak, down to regional level if desired. Examples include initiating a vaccination program, isolating infected individuals, implementing social distancing, evacuation of a region, shutting down air transportation (for a county, state or a whole country), closing a road or preventing mixing of infected individuals across borders. Interventions can be triggered either after a fixed number of days have elapsed in a simulation, or when some critical threshold is reached, for instance when the daily incidence in a region surpasses the threshold.

A fairly detailed tutorial on interventions are available on the STEM wiki:

http://wiki.eclipse.org/Triggering_interventions

You can also download an example scenario with a vaccination and evacuation intervention strategy:

http://www.eclipse.org/stem/download_sample.php?file=EvacuationDemo.zip

Regards,
/ Stefan
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