Georgia Tech Professors Choose Tourney Favs

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Say Campus Life - March 17, 2009 (Atlanta Business Chronicle, LA Business Journal and over 160 other hits)
Three professors at Georgia Tech have devised a computer program they have labeled Logistic Regression Markov Chain (or LRMC) which they claim will predict the winner of this year's NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Tournament. According to professors Joel Sokol, Paul Kvam and George Nemhauser, the North Carolina Tarheels should emerge as the champion next month. The professors devised their computer ranking program for last year's tournament which correctly picked each of the Final Four teams and accurately predicted that the University of Kansas would beat Memphis in the championship game. Read more>>>

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  • Created On: Mar 16, 2009 - 8:00pm
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