Can we use a paradox to beat infectious diseases?

Project specs

Format

2D

Contact

Ernst Wit - Educational

Country

Belgium

Funding agency

COST

Length

4:00

Summary

Are mathematical paradoxes quirky brain teasers devoid of any practical applications? In this video we meet the friendship paradox in social networks and see how it can be used to detect and possibly treat infectious diseases more effectively.

Can we use a paradox to beat infectious diseases?

Are mathematical paradoxes quirky brain teasers devoid of any practical applications? In this video we meet the friendship paradox in social networks and see how it can be used to detect and possibly treat infectious diseases more effectively.