Tag: statistics

Research may help planners predict food shortages

Posted by on June 30, 2008

As world leaders seek ways to address global food shortages, Missouri S&T researchers are working on a method that could help government planners and relief agencies better prepare for future shortages by predicting the variability of food supplies for specific nations or regions.

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UMR mathematics students receives scholarship

Posted by on September 22, 2006

Sean Michael Eagan of Union, Mo., a senior in applied mathematics at the University of Missouri-Rolla, recently received a $3,000 scholarship from the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

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UMR professor’s statistical tools help DNA researchers

Posted by on October 26, 2005

A researcher at the University of Missouri-Rolla is on the forefront of developing new statistical tools, ones that will help biologists and other scientists sort through massive amounts of data to find disease-causing genes.

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Helping teachers make sense of data

Posted by on February 5, 2003

A hands-on summer workshop held at the University of Missouri-Rolla to help Missouri mathematics teachers learn better ways to teach statistics has been awarded a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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