News tagged with statisticians

Shipping technology streamlines UPS' holiday rush

When Keith Short began delivering packages for UPS 23 years ago, he used bulky pads of paper to track parcels and pens that froze in the cold. Today, Short scans packages on and off his truck with a handheld computer that ...

dateDec 21, 2012 in Business
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Joining the dots to put pollution on the map

( -- Air pollution monitors tell us a great deal about their immediate locations -- and not much about the wider area. To fill the gaps on the map, European researchers have developed new statistical tools for ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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