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2013-05-13 23:04:03

A new analysis by University of California-Irvine Professor Michael Lee used recently published algorithms to determine that the combined opinions of Ranker users predict recent celebrity deaths

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.

2010-11-15 21:20:00

Point spreads—the number of points by which a strong team can be expected to defeat a weaker team—are supposed to reflect the "wisdom of crowds."


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.