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So you think you can graph?

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ONLY THREE DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT: DEADLINE APRIL 14, 2019 Introducing a competition for graph design! Can you design a graph that BEST conveys the magnitude of the difference between two groups? Enter your graph into the contest! Details can be found here (Deadline April 14, 2019): http://amplab.colostate.edu/SYTYCG_S1/SYTYCG_Season1_ContestOverview.pdf Please distribute to other groups and individuals […]

Summer Workshop in Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon, May 26-26, 2019

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 12, 2019 Machine learning is impacting the business world and the business research community. The CMU Summer Workshop on Machine Learning is intended to introduce junior researchers to the cutting-edge machine learning methods and their applications in the marketing and information systems research, and open up common ground for future discussions among […]

Jane Beattie Award 2019: Call for Applications

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DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2019 In 2006, the European Association for Decision Making (www.eadm.eu) was pleased to announce the creation of the Jane Beattie Scientific Recognition Award to honor the memory of our late colleague, Jane Beattie. The award is to be made every two years and is intended for researchers who have recently completed the […]

Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality, June 11 – 19, 2019, Max Planck Institute Berlin

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APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 17, 2019 We are delighted to announce that the 18th Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality will take place June 11 – 19, 2019, at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany. The Summer Institute brings together talented young researchers and renowned scientists from around the globe and aims to […]

Replication Markets Team Seeks Journal Partners for Replication Trial

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TEST WHETHER PREDICTION MARKETS PREDICT REPLICATION AT YOUR JOURNAL This week we present a letter from a group embarking on an interesting project in which journals work with the team in order to test the effectiveness of prediction markets for predicting how well experiments replicate. “Recent attempts to systematically replicate samples of published experiments in […]

PhD students in decision making: Apply to win the de Finetti Award

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DEADLINE MARCH 29, 2019 The European Association for Decision Making’s de Finetti Award has, since 1995, recognized outstanding work by PhD student researchers in the area of decision making. The winner will receive a prize of 750 Euros, a certificate, and be asked to make a presentation at SPUDM 2019 in Amsterdam http://www.spudm2019.com Please see […]

You probably underestimate the populations of Eastern states and the areas of Western states

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NEW PAPER, NEW PRODUCT FEATURE USING PERSPECTIVE PHRASES Click to enlarge As mentioned a few times in past posts, we’ve been doing research on how “perspective sentences,” for example “Israel is about the size of New Jersey in area and population” helps Americans comprehend measurements beyond simply saying “Israel has an area of 20,770 square […]

Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality, Berlin, June 19 – 27, 2018

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The 2018 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality will take place on June 19 – 27, 2018, at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany.

A chess computer learned from scratch and surpassed human knowledge in 4 hours

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HOW MANY GAMES WAS THAT? AlphaZero is a reinforcement learning (RL) progam that can take a game like chess and given only the rules, can play games against itself and learn how to win. According to several articles, it learned from scratch and surpassed human knowledge of chess in four hours. Specifically, it beat the […]

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

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AT DUKE UNIVERSITY, APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 19, 2018 From the evening of Sunday, June 17 to the morning of Saturday, June 30, 2018, the Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, to be held at Duke University. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to bring together graduate students, postdoctoral […]