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2012-12-30 05:00:36

Plexxis WinBID, a ℠database ready´ drywall construction estimation software, has one final free release scheduled for January 2013. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 Plexxis Software announces that the final free release of WinBID drywall construction estimating software is scheduled for January, 2013. For over 3 years, Plexxis has been providing interior systems contractors with free drywall construction estimating software which has resulted in invaluable feedback....

2012-09-07 23:02:01

Plexxis Software enhances drywall construction estimating software, digital take off and Drywall ERP through continuous input from expert panel of 57 highly experienced interior systems estimators. Vaughan, Ontario, (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Plexxis Software is excited to announce its latest strategy to enhance WinBID drywall construction estimating software, Digital Take Off, and its Drywall ERP. In addition to receiving feedback from 100´s estimators already using WinBID, Plexxis...

2012-08-13 13:03:21

New algorithms allow an autonomous robotic plane to dodge obstacles in a subterranean parking garage, without the use of GPS. For decades, academic and industry researchers have been working on control algorithms for autonomous helicopters – robotic helicopters that pilot themselves, rather than requiring remote human guidance. Dozens of research teams have competed in a series of autonomous-helicopter challenges posed by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International...

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...


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