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Vaccinate most highly connected

BehaviourComposer: ignore everything before this.
Begin micro-behaviour
Begin description:
This vaccinates those individuals with the highest number of acquaintances.
End description

Vaccinate most highly connected individuals

Begin NetLogo code:
substitute-text-area-for number-vaccinated the-fraction-vaccinated * length population-sorted
let population-sorted 
    sort-by [[count link-neighbors] of ?1 > [count link-neighbors] of ?2] 
repeat round (number-vaccinated)
       [let super-node first population-sorted
        set population-sorted but-first population-sorted
        add-behaviours-to super-node 
                           list-of-micro-behaviours "Intervention behaviours" []]
End NetLogo code


Note that this will not work in NetLogo 6.0 or above. Use version 2 of this behaviour instead.


Edit the text area to change the number of individuals vaccinated.

Related behaviours

Schedule non-targeted vaccination does not target the highly connected individuals.

How this works

This sorts the entire population by the number of links and adds the Intervention behaviours to the number specified in the text area.


This was implemented by Ken Kahn on 3 February 2011.

BehaviourComposer: ignore everything after this.