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How well can we predict life trajectories?30th March 2020
With enough data, computer power and skilled data scientists, one would think that predicting life trajectories in a well-defined context, for example predicting the GPA of children, should not be too difficult. A recent study, authored by a large, international team of researchers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, comes to a sobering conclusion.
Paper by Jan Klein accepted in Journal of Service Management13th March 2020
A paper by Jan Klein (co-authored with Y. Zhang from Santa Clara University, T. Falk from Aalto University, J. Aspara from Hanken School of Economics, and X. Luo from Temple University) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Service Management.
Research project "Optimization for and with Machine Learning" receives ENW-Groot grant12th March 2020
A major research project applied for by Prof. Dr. Dick den Hertog, Prof. Dr. Etienne de Klerk, and Prof. Dr. Monique Laurent, has been awarded an ENW-Groot grant from the NWO Domain Science (Exacte en Natuurwetenschappen, ENW). These grants, totaling over EUR 47 million, are intended for consortia in which research groups collaborate in curiosity-driven, independent fundamental research.
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