Advanced usage

Running with a specific data directory

FACS can be run with a different input data directory as follows: python3 –location=brent –output_dir=. –data_dir=/home/derek/covid19-postprocess/facs_input_private

Performing quick tests

Quick tests can be triggered with the ‘-q’ flag. This sets the house ratio to 100 (default is 2), which means that households will be less well distributed. However, as a number of calculations are performed on the house level (not the household level), this setting speeds up the code by up to an order of magnitude. python3 -q –location=brent –output_dir=.