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Research Excellence Framework 2021
Research Excellence Framework 2021 Panel Membership Announced

Impartiality in AI and Machine Learning
The Global Future Councils held in Dubai in 2017 discussed the effect of large-scale adoption o...

Women in Mathematics
Only 4% of mathematics professors in the UK are female

Humans are not fooled
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The musical mood of the nation
Examine the musical mood of the nation when contemplating changes to the Bank’s interest rate

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A window on the world of O.R.?
The “invisibility cloak” of science fiction is now fact, albeit with limitations. O.R. could claim to have had the power of invisibility for years, though not by desire; what we want is the opposite - a high-visibility jacket! Indeed, part of the mission of the OR Society is to help make our presence more visible. But perception involves both the observed and the observer. And all of us have open and hidden parts.

YOR18 – OR – A Twenty Twenty Vision
The 18th Young [to] OR Conference got off to a great start with the plenary session given by the President of the OR Society, Dr Geoff Royston. Antuela Tako, the chair of the organising committee, began the proceedings by telling the audience what had been planned for them and how to find out more about streams.

The Education & Research Committee
- Roles and Responsibilities: Brian Dangerfield (Liaison with ESRC)
Ruth Kaufman, Inside OR February 2013

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Posted on 07 February 2018

Artificial Intelligence

Problem Solving Algorithm

Christopher McCombie and Jonathon Cagan, at Carnegie Mellon University, have received funding from DARPA to design a computer algorithm that is able to simulate and enhance human problem-solving capabilities. They intend to create a computer platform that uses a two-tiered problem-solving language. Computational agents will primarily operate in the higher tier of the language, which is composed of general problem solving operations. The lower-tier of the language, will work on problem-specific solution concepts. It is hoped the computer will be able to reason, decipher concepts and work with human team members to manage the problem-solving process.


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