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Professor included in expert update on COVID19

Dr. Eric Forgoston, Applied Mathematics and Statistics Chairperson and Professor, provided insight into the use of models in predicting the progression of this Coronavirus.

Posted in: Applied Mathematics & Statistics, In The Media

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Models to predict hospital supply numbers during the COVID-19 crisis. (Photo: Governor's office)

Models will result in uncertain predictions, especially since the U.S. is not mass-testing and New Jersey is testing only symptomatic individuals. But even so, weighing a number of different models can give people a range of possible outcomes, which is valuable.

Dr. Eric Forgoston

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