- How To Simulate Your Own Baseball Game
Fantasy baseball as fans understand it today began in the 1980s but actual fantasy baseball, beyond kids trading baseball cards, began 50 years ago. Hal Rickman, an accountant in New York City, started finalizing work on something he had begun when he w ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 28 2020 - 11:42am
- Game Theory May Predict How To Reduce Panic Buying
During difficult times, we hope that everyone will pull together, keep calm, and work as a unit to ensure that society continues to run smoothly. Unfortunately, this is not always the case – as is particularly evident right now. ...
Article - The Conversation - Apr 5 2020 - 12:06pm
- Asymptomatic Worries: Sample Pooling Used In Blood Banking Will Boost Coronavirus Testing Capacity
Early on in this year's coronavirus pandemic, SARS-CoV-2, experts began to explore whether the pool testing approach used in blood banking could be adapted to increase testing capacity in coronavirus diagnostics and protect those with a high mortalit ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 29 2020 - 10:17am
- Should Any Current COVID-19 Estimates Be Used To Make Policy Decisions?
There is a popular saying in statistics- "Everyone believes the data except the collector. No one believes the model except the modeler." ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 8 2020 - 5:35pm
- Modeling Chaos: How To Anticipate Riot Dynamics And Social Unrest
Is it possible to predict nonlinear behavior, such as when a protest will become a riot? Perhaps, though parameters bring special challenges. We've seen the weaknesses of numerical modeling when it comes to disease epidemiology, and many of those conc ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 22 2020 - 10:59am
- Genomic Selection And Economics: A Model To Predict The Best Crop
A new mathematical model seeks to predict economic performance of crops, which will allow breeders to obtain the plants with the highest possible quality. Using even the most advanced legacy tools, it is very difficult to create a new variety of plants a ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 21 2020 - 9:17am