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{ Monthly Archives } January 2006

Happenings in Cork

I have just returned from a site visit to the Cork Constraint Computation Centre (4C: it’s a pun, don’t you know) in Cork Ireland, where I am on the advisory board. Ireland is a country that seems to have its government investments set up well. A few years ago, they a identified Gene Freuder as […]

Additional Online info at Business Week

There is an additional article online (only) associated with the “Math will Rock Your World” article in Business Week. Entitled Search Advertising by the Numbers, the article concentrates on the problem of bidding on keywords. Here is a quote: Khan, an accountant by training, looks at the process like a linear programming problem. That may […]

Business Week

Just as I was bemoaning the lack of press coverage, Business Week comes up with a cover story entitled “Math Will Rock Your World“. The field of operations research is even mentioned by name, which is a tremendous step for the area!