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And the Chancellor is…

Last year, a group of researchers from 'Universitat de Valencia', a Spanish University, decided to join the quest for improving election outcomes prediction. The lab was excellent, since Chancellor election was going to start, and this year there were 4 candidates, a number unusually high. Even further, the fact that…

Science and Methodology

On September 22, 2010, Posted by , In operations research,statistics, With No Comments

Very recently I left a comment in a blog that was accusing an OR/MS academic paper, published in one of our flagship journals, to be 'little scientific' or lacking of scientifical base. Could you imagine why the author of the post was arguing the forenamed article was not able to…

The Name of the Profession

Give it a name and they'll know about it… . That's at least if we could give it a name. I'm talking about this awesome science, art, and sometimes witchcraft, that we consult on, practice, or lecture about. Yes, call it 'OPERATIONS RESEARCH' (OPERATIONAL if you come from UK), 'MANAGEMENT…