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Table 1 Model parameters

From: Comparing large-scale computational approaches to epidemic modeling: Agent-based versus structured metapopulation models

Model parameters GLEaM Agent-based
Initial conditions
Origin of pandemic Hanoi Hanoi
Arrival of infection in country Simulating global pandemic Provided by GLEaM
Transmission dynamics (common to both models)
Basic reproductive ratio, R 0 1.9 [1.5, 2.3]
Average latency period, ε-1 2.0 days
Average infectious period, μ-1 3.0 days
Probability of asymptomatic disease, p a 33%
Reduction in disease transmission due to asymptomatic disease, r β 50%
Mobility
Long/short range travel Explicit air travel with 70% daily average occupancy of flights. Commuting model used for geographically locating schools and workplaces.
  Implicit commuting through effective force of infection with τ = 3 day-1 return rate and real commuting fluxes. Implicit within country through random contacts in the general population.
Impact of symptomatic disease on individual behaviour Stop travelling when ill with probability 1-p t = 50% Reduction in school and work attendance, ranging from 90% in daycare centers to 50% in workplaces.
  1. Model assumptions and parameter values used as baseline [and sensitivity analysis] are summarized both for GLEaM and the agent-based model.