Joshua M Epstein

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Affiliation: Brookings Institution
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Modeling civil violence: an agent-based computational approach
    Joshua M Epstein
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7243-50. 2002
  2. pmc Controlling pandemic flu: the value of international air travel restrictions
    Joshua M Epstein
    Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e401. 2007
  3. pmc Coupled contagion dynamics of fear and disease: mathematical and computational explorations
    Joshua M Epstein
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution, Washington DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e3955. 2008
  4. pmc Modelling to contain pandemics
    Joshua M Epstein
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington DC 20036, USA
    Nature 460:687. 2009
  5. pmc Population growth and collapse in a multiagent model of the Kayenta Anasazi in Long House Valley
    Robert L Axtell
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7275-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint The evolution of social behavior in the prehistoric American southwest
    George J Gumerman
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Artif Life 9:435-44. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Containing a large bioterrorist smallpox attack: a computer simulation approach
    Ira M Longini
    Program in Biostatistics and Biomathematics, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, LE 400, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 11:98-108. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Individual-based computational modeling of smallpox epidemic control strategies
    Donald S Burke
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E5527, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1142-9. 2006

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Publications8

  1. pmc Modeling civil violence: an agent-based computational approach
    Joshua M Epstein
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7243-50. 2002
    ..Two variants of the civil violence model are presented. In the first a central authority seeks to suppress decentralized rebellion. In the second a central authority seeks to suppress communal violence between two warring ethnic groups...
  2. pmc Controlling pandemic flu: the value of international air travel restrictions
    Joshua M Epstein
    Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e401. 2007
    ..Mathematical models can be used to explore different scenarios and provide insight into potential costs, benefits, and effectiveness of prevention and control strategies under consideration...
  3. pmc Coupled contagion dynamics of fear and disease: mathematical and computational explorations
    Joshua M Epstein
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution, Washington DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e3955. 2008
    ..They do not endogenously engage, for example, in social distancing based on fear. Yet, adaptive behavior is well-documented in true epidemics. We explore the effect of including such behavior in models of epidemic dynamics...
  4. pmc Modelling to contain pandemics
    Joshua M Epstein
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington DC 20036, USA
    Nature 460:687. 2009
    ..Agent-based computational models can capture irrational behaviour, complex social networks and global scale--all essential in confronting H1N1, says Joshua M. Epstein...
  5. pmc Population growth and collapse in a multiagent model of the Kayenta Anasazi in Long House Valley
    Robert L Axtell
    Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7275-9. 2002
    ..Nutritional needs constrain fertility. Agent heterogeneity, difficult to model mathematically, is demonstrated to be crucial to the high fidelity of the model...
  6. ncbi request reprint The evolution of social behavior in the prehistoric American southwest
    George J Gumerman
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Artif Life 9:435-44. 2003
    ..The agents in the model are monoagriculturalists, who decide both where to situate their fields and where to locate their settlements...
  7. ncbi request reprint Containing a large bioterrorist smallpox attack: a computer simulation approach
    Ira M Longini
    Program in Biostatistics and Biomathematics, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, LE 400, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 11:98-108. 2007
    ..A bioterrorist release of smallpox is a constant threat to the population of the USA and other countries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Individual-based computational modeling of smallpox epidemic control strategies
    Donald S Burke
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E5527, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1142-9. 2006
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