# MetaWards.extractors¶

These are the extractor functions that are used during a model run to extract data from the outbreak to process and write live to files. The functions divide into two main types, the most important of which are described below;

extract_functions which determine which functions will be called to output data
output_functions which perform the actual work of outputting data

All of the above functions (and the many others in metawards.extractors) are described in more detail here;