Latest Estimation theory Stories

2012-06-12 23:01:28

The next release of the free WinBID Drywall Construction Estimation Software is August 2012. Drywall contractors can register for their copy now. Vaughan, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Plexxis Software announces that the next free release of WinBID, the most superior drywall construction estimation software, is scheduled for August, 2012. For over 2 years now, Plexxis has been providing interior systems contractors with free construction estimating software that comes with a complete...

2011-09-22 12:10:14

Professionals often give advice to many anonymous people. For example, financial analysts give public recommendations to buy, hold or sell stock, and medical experts formulate clinical guidelines that affect many patients. New research from Carnegie Mellon University's George Loewenstein and Duke University's Sunita Sah demonstrates that advisers confronting a conflict of interest give more biased advice when there are multiple advice recipients as opposed to just one recipient, and in the...

2011-08-25 11:31:32

Researchers claim most crowd estimations are unreliable The public should view crowd estimation with scepticism, say the authors of a study published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association, as they suggest more reliable alternatives to current estimating methods. Estimates of crowd sizes vary greatly, and the success of an event is often measured by the size of the crowd. Organisers of the 2007 "Stop the War"...

2011-06-14 22:49:45

Researchers have developed a new method of eliciting and analyzing opinions from a large group of experts and laypeople to aid complex decision-making, adapting online and social media technologies to lower the cost of such activities while expanding the types of people who can be queried. The system, called ExpertLens, incorporates elements of such well-known approaches as the Delphi method, the Nominal Group Technique and crowdsourcing that are used to collect opinions about problems or to...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

Minitab Statistical Software's Power and Sample Size tools can tell users how much data they need to be sure about their results. State College, Pa. (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 Gathering data for statistical analysis is like tasting fine wine"”it's important to get just the right amount. With wine, too small a sip prevents the accurate assessment of a subtle bouquet, but too large a sip overwhelms the palate. Similarly, gathering too little data limits the reliability of an analysis, but...

2011-05-06 00:00:31

Guesstimation for iPad, a multi-player, trivia game App, is now available in American English, Australian English, Canadian English, Canadian French, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swiss German, and UK English (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Discovery Bay Games is excited to announce that Guesstimation for iPad, a multi-player, trivia game App, is now available in ten languages "“ American English, Australian English, Canadian English, Canadian French, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swiss...

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Exciting new twist on traditional trivia games includes 500 wild and amazing questions and multi-player capability Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 7, 2010 Discovery Bay Games, maker of award-winning, family-oriented games, puzzles and activities, announced today its first foray into the mobile market with the introduction of Guesstimation, its most popular trivia game. The app provides an exciting way to play Guesstimation with up to six players. Guesstimation for iPad is available for $2.99...

2009-09-23 08:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Systems, Inc., a leading provider of complete construction business management software solutions, today announced the launch of Maxwell Systems(TM) QuestMX(TM) 8.6. This new release of Maxwell Systems' complete takeoff and estimating solution now delivers Estimator, Digital Takeoff, and Earthwork all in one seamless system, as well as capabilities for change order tracking, purchase order management, and proposal manipulation to...

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