### Next generation of statistical tools to be developed for the big data age

Statisticians are developing new ways to interpret the unprecedented amounts of data being generated continuously all around us.

Statisticians are developing new ways to interpret the unprecedented amounts of data being generated continuously all around us.

Sep 21, 2016
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A new article highlights how statistics are deeply involved within the algorithms that made Pokémon Go the hit it has become.

Sep 19, 2016
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In emergency situations such as terrorist attacks, natural catastrophes, and fires, there is always a risk of mass panic leading to deadly crowd disasters. But what causes mass panic and where are the danger zones? Researchers ...

Sep 15, 2016
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From a very young age, we're warned against shouting "Fire!" in a crowded theater. The possibility of inciting mass panic presents an obvious moral problem. But for researchers, the situation also presents an interesting ...

Sep 13, 2016
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A team of statisticians from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and the Office for National Statistics have been chosen to present a prestigious Read (Discussion) Paper at a plenary session of the Royal Statistical ...

Sep 07, 2016
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Mathematics

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Renewable energy requires new electricity grids, sometimes over entire continents, because 'green energy' is often generated in remote locations. A general problem in such networks is that, although electrically conductive ...

Sep 05, 2016
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Mathematics

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Canada's tissue manufacturers are now much closer to producing the perfect paper, thanks to new UBC research.

Aug 24, 2016
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Mathematics

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Statisticians have created a model to work out the answers to one of the biggest questions asked by sports fans around the world – what were the best track athletics performances of all time?

Aug 24, 2016
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Oihana Aristondo, a researcher at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, has succeeded in expressing the poverty index of a country using a mathematical formula based on three variables. She has reported on her results ...

Aug 16, 2016
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Remember the graph paper you used at school, the kind that's covered with tiny squares? It's the perfect illustration of what mathematicians call a "periodic tiling of space", with shapes covering an entire area with no overlap ...

Aug 15, 2016
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