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Optimization Meets Politics: Mathematical Models and a Practical Case Study in Political Redistricting - Rahul Swamy, UIUC, 11/10/2023

Over the last century, Operations Research (O.R.) has transformed numerous public sector domains such as healthcare and defense. This talk dives into how O.R. models such as integer…

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Optimized Item Selection to Boost Exploration for Recommender Systems - Serdar Kadioglu, Fidelity, 11/11/2022

Recommender systems are the backbone of personalized services that provide tailored experiences to individual users. Still, data sparsity remains a common challenge, especially for new…

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Fairmandering Generating Fairness optimized Political Districts - Wes Gurnee, MIT, 11/11/2021

The American winner-take-all congressional district system empowers politicians to engineer electoral outcomes by manipulating district boundaries. To date, computational solutions mostly focus…

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Sports Scheduling: Optimization and Analytics - Michael Trick, Carnegie Mellon University, 10/28/2021

Sports scheduling has been transformed over the last fifteen year. Prior to then, most sports leagues used hand-crafted schedules that met few of the needs of the leagues. Better computational…

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Decisions as Code: Systems Thinking, Optimization, and Computer Science - Carolyn Mooney, nextmv, 10/19/2021

Carolyn is CEO of Nextmv, a decision science startup building a developer-friendly decision stack. Previously, she analyzed simulations at Lockheed (missiles) and Zoomer (pizzas), and also ran…

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CDC as a Strategic Agent in Public Sector Vaccine Pricing - Kayla Cummings, MIT, 09/30/2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) significant patronage of U.S. vaccines affords them leverage in negotiating public-sector prices that prevent the formation of…

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How Operations Research and Machine Learning are Reshaping the Aviation Industry - Deepak Agrawal, American Airlines, 04/16/2021

Operations Research and Machine Learning have applications in a wide variety of industries such as supply chain, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing etc. OR and ML touch many aspects of an…

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