• Association rule mining in cooperative research 

    Zhang, Ya (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This study applies the data mining methods in economics research. Association rule mining and clustering techniques are used in the cooperative (United Producers, Inc) survey study, in order to find interesting patterns ...
  • Data mining extension for economics 

    Sun, Wenyi (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    This research extends the fuzzy association rule mining technique capable of processing quantitative data and implements it to study the relationships among state social, political context, entrepreneurial activities, and ...
  • Determining a Heuristic for Pick Location Design in an End User Warehouse 

    Klein, Nicolas (Nicolas Martin) (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Picking is the number one cost center for most warehouses, representing up to 65% of their total expenditures. Travel time is the largest component of the picking cost which makes travel distance an extremely important ...
  • Economic justification of coordinated care program for the university of Missouri health care system 

    Harwood, Lyndsay Nicole (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Due to financial and political pressure, the atmosphere of healthcare is radically changing. In order to adapt to these changes, many healthcare systems are seeking to employ coordinated care programs to increase the ...
  • Modified Tabu Search to Solve Complex, Continuous-Variable Problems through Gradient Analysis and Contour Jumps 

    Burns, Tyler (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    This paper introduces a method of solving np-hard problems with continuous random variables by using a modified Tabu search algorithm. Traditionally, Tabu search is a metaheuristic that deals with binary or integer variable ...
  • Multi-attribute decision making: a test on the impact of data attributes dependency 

    Li, Wei, 1982- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    In Multi-Attribute Decision Making (MADM) problems, several methods have been developed to aid the decision maker. MADM procedures can be applied to a wide range of human choices, from the professional to the managerial ...