Maryland Smith Selected As Finalist for 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize

The Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize.

How To Make Better Decisions Without All the Information

How do you make good decisions when you don’t have all the information in front of you? New research lays out a framework to learn from indirect or incomplete information to make better decisions.

A New Approach to Data-driven Modeling

Research offers new approach for data-driven predictive analytics models as an alternative or compliment to AI approaches.

A Mathematically Rigorous Way To Analyze Statistics from Simulations

New research from Maryland Smith’s Michael C. Fu offers a rigorous way to analyze statistics generated from simulation models.

Finding Your Way in a World of Tradeoffs

Managers who rely on computer models to help with decision-making bump into a dilemma when it comes to allocation of scarce resources in complex environments with many moving parts.

Finding the Best Path to Your Target

Political candidates, manufacturers and even online game designers can hit their performance targets with increased regularity using a new algorithm developed at Maryland Smith.

Understanding the Numbers Game

When simulating complex systems, getting the numbers right can be tricky. In new Smith School research, Michael Fu explores methodologies that can help streamline that process.

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