2019-nCoV Data Prediction

2019-nCoV Data Prediction

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. Early on, many of the patients in the outbreak in Wuhan, China reportedly had some link to a large seafood and animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread. However, a growing number of patients reportedly have not had exposure to animal markets, indicating person-to-person spread is occurring. At this time, it’s unclear how easily or sustainably this virus is spreading between people. The latest situation summary updates are available on CDC’s web page 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China

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As everyone knows, the serious coronavirus is attacking our country especially in Wuhan while most activities are canceled. Staying at home become the daily routine. Besides working on learning stuff, I am trying to learn Python, a popular programming language which I should master long before.

After learning Matrix Linear Regression, an powerful and beginner-friendly algorithm used for predicting, I got an idea: forecasting the future trend by using a series of data including the number of people infected with virus. So I just started to do it and it’s time to share my computing results.

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