As a brief update, with more to follow, I’ll be relocating to Florida in order to better help my father with his health issues. Excited for this new phase!
The SIR model is an example of a compartmental model used to simplify the mathematical modeling the spread of infectious diseases. While the SIR model gets a lot of attention for its use as a toy model for testing implementations, or demonstrating the power of ODEs for modeling nonlinear systems, it’s a surprisingly good fit for actual data.
My recent work on data-driven rural sociology was featured today on the GovLov Podcast. Thanks to Ben Kittelson for taking the time to talk with us!
I decided the site needed a drastic reboot, tore down the old bootstrap page, and decided to try out Jekyll.