|Image shows prediction of dengue spread based on mobile phone data, without the data using an alternate model and difference in the predictions between these models.
Image and text credit : Wesolowski et al PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1504964112
|The above image shows how model of disease progression from Wikipedia based data coincides with local health records.
Image credit: Nicholas Generous et al DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003892
|Image credit: www.betterplaced.com|
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