News tagged with science operations

Mozambique signs 20-year Internet deal

Mozambique has signed a 20-year contract with Internet cable operator SEACOM to provide broadband access to government institutions and schools, science ministry official Rufino Gujamo said Thursday.

Feb 02, 2012
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Study looks at predicting NFL betting lines

When bookmakers set the over/under line for NFL games they tend to give weight to the number of points a team scored in its immediate previous game. But that statistic is a poor predictor of the number of points to be scored ...

Nov 07, 2011
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Doing good with operations research

For Northwestern University's Karen Smilowitz, the term "industrial engineering" is a bit of a misnomer. It evokes the image of the engineer in a factory with a stopwatch in hand, making sure production is as efficient as ...

Feb 18, 2011
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Unraveling the Matrix

A new way of analyzing grids of numbers known as matrices could improve signal-processing applications and data-compression schemes.

Jul 29, 2010
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