Placing a zoning map on my wall, and other accomplishments

As of today, I feel accomplished.  As of two days ago, I did not.  I have learned this vacillation in fulfillment characterizes the research process.  Some days I go to bed feeling as though I have accomplished nothing, despite the fact that I have trekked across the city and buried my nose in pages detailing the original Moravian settlement at Bethlehem from morning until evening.

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Back in Hong Kong

Returning to HK has given me some time to examine the research I collected while on the mainland and has helped me to organize my thoughts and data in order to create some concrete idea of what I found while I was there.  It turned out to be a wonderful experience that few people get, and really helped on my insight into how a Chinese business is run, and what sort of interactions take place.

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conference trip

My research for this summer is mainly SEIR model. It is a biomath model describing how various kinds of diseases are spread among groups of people. The population is divided into 4 groups by this model, S is the susceptible group, E is exposed, I infected and R recovered.

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