Modeling




Informational flyers posted to a kiosk outside the Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin-Madison serve as a reminder for eligible student voters of locations on campus to cast their ballots on Nov. 6, 2012, for the presidential election and several state positions. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)
“It’s much easier to predict the election than a lot of things,” says Laura Albert McLay. The election of the president of the United States, she means. Which seems surprising, even coming from a professor of industrial and systems engineering who models complex systems like emergency services and healthcare in […]

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