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Nicholas Christakis: Wie soziale Netzwerke Epidemien vorhersagen

TED@Cannes · 17:54 · Filmed Jun 2010
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Nachdem sie die komplexen sozialen Netzwerke der Menschen abgebildet hatten, begannen Nicholas Christakis und sein Kollege James Fowler zu untersuchen, wie diese Informationen unser Leben verbessern könnten. Nun enthüllt er seine druckfrischen Befunde: Diese Netzwerke können benutzt werden, um Epidemien früher als je zuvor zu erkennen, von der Verbreitung innovativer Ideen über Risikoverhalten bis hin zu Viren (wie H1N1).

Physician, social scientist
Nicholas Christakis explores how the large-scale, face-to-face social networks in which we are embedded affect our lives, and what we can do to take advantage of this fact. Full bio
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