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Table of Contents: September/October 2017

data visualizationFeatures

Visualizing machine-learning analysis

In the journey from analysis to data-driven outcomes, data visualization presents data in a powerful and credible way.
By Navneet Kesher

Calling the smart way

Big data analytics increase call center productivity and reduce unwanted phone calls by calling at the right time.
By Douglas A. Samuelson and Olcay Yucekaya

Corporate profile: Air Liquide

Multinational company’s Computational and Data Science R&D team supports an extensive, varied, dynamic research portfolio.
By Jeffrey E. Arbogast and Athanasios Kontopoulos

Quantum computing, DNA & healthcare

Quantum computing based on DNA storage produces more accurate prediction of drug interaction with an individual’s genetic composition.
By Taran Volckhausen

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Inside Story
Executive Edge
Analyze This!
Healthcare Analytics
INFORMS Initiatives
Newsmakers
Forum
INFORMS Annual Meeting
Winter Simulation Conference
Five-Minute Analyst
Thinking Analytically

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Electoral College put to the math test


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