Engineering Sciences

Title :

City-scale agent-based simulators for the study of non-pharmaceutical interventions in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic

Area of research :

Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Computer Sciences and Information Technology, Mathematical Sciences, COVID-19 Research

Focus area :

Modelling of COVID-19

Principal Investigator :

Prof Rajesh Sundaresan, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru

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Executive Summary :

Highlight the usefulness of city-scale agent-based simulators in studying various non-pharmaceutical interventions to manage an evolving pandemic. The studies in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and demonstrate the power of the simulator via several exploratory case studies in two metropolises, Bengaluru and Mumbai. Such tools become common-place in any city administration’s tool kit towards digital health.

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