Prediction Essay Topics

Realization of the prediction

Interestingly, Kistler mentioned that he understood that what he was doing was wrong. This leads one to the idea that even if the individual is well-aware that an action is ‘wrong’, the individual may still continue with the act. Hence, one can predict that not even the individual having a full knowledge of the legal… View Article

Crystal Ball

1. Many predictive analytic models are based on neural network technologies. What is the role of neural networks in predictive analytics? How can neural networks help predict the likelihood of future events. In answering these questions, specifically reference Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee? Predictive analytics can be helped with neural networks when there is… View Article

Super Crunchers Chapter Summaries

* What really got him in trouble is crunching numbers to assess the quality of Bordeaux wines. He found that low levels of harvest rain/high avg. summer temps produce the greatest wines Reduced his wine theory to a formula; he can predict the general quality of any vintage by plugging weather statistics for a given… View Article

Psychology of Prediction

Over the decades, there has been much controversy on the effectiveness of clinical predictions which are mostly based on experts’ intuition. Researches from the past decades have proven that statistical methods are more accurate than clinical predictions and other researches examined heuristic principles used in predicting and judging outcomes during times when there is uncertainty… View Article

Economic Theory

Two of the primary tasks in the world of Economics are prediction and evaluation. This assignment illustrates, at a rudimentary level, how models, techniques and methods constructed or borrowed from Economic Theory or other Sciences respectively are used to help accomplish these tasks. To do so, we consider a standard theoretical model of consumer choices… View Article

Managing Employee Retention

Data Quality: It is important to make sure the data you use is valid. An outlier data point can dramatically reduce the fit of a model, so it is critical that bad data points be moved. In the case of the Store24 data, we will assume that all managers have some experience, so remove any… View Article

The origin of White-Nose Syndrome in Little Brown Bats

Part 1 Questions 1. What is the basic question of the study and why is it interesting? The basic question of thIs study is “Is the European strand of Pseudogymnoascus destructans causing White-noise syndrome (WNS) in the United States?” This question is interesting because if it is the European strand of P. destructans causing WNS… View Article

The Minority Report Movie Report

In Washington, D.C., in the year 2054, murder has been eliminated. The future is foretold and the guilty punished before the crime has ever been committed. From a nexus deep within the Justice Department’s elite Pre-Crime unit, all the evidence to convict felons, from imagery alluding to the time, place and other details is seen… View Article

Manging the Springfield Herald

SH 13.1 – What criticisms can you make concerning the method of forecasting that involved taking the new subscriptions data for the prior three months as the basis for future projections? – 3 months is a valid for comparing quarterly growth retroactively, but more time is needed for a valid future forecast. – Are there… View Article

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” by Mark Haddon

The author of this story uses foreshadowing several times in this fascinating book. An example is when Christopher discovers numerous of letters from his mother addressed to only him. These letters, along with a book that he was writing in, were hidden inside of his father’s bedroom closet. Christopher grew curious so, he took it… View Article

Best Ways to Analyze Data in Order to Improve Decision-Making

Descriptive Analysis: Defined as quantitatively describing the main features of a collection of information. Descriptive analysis are distinguished from inferential analysis (or inductive analysis), in that descriptive analysis aim to summarize a sample, rather than use the data to learn about the population that the sample of data is thought to represent. Two types of… View Article

The Effecrs Of Employee Satisfaction

This week’s reading covered regression and inferences about differences. Regression is a statistical measure that attempts to determine the strength of the relationship between one dependent variable and a series of other changing variables. This information helps determine what factors affect certain outcomes and which do not. This article was really interesting as it explored… View Article