Science of Better: Crunching the Numbers
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Cut Emergency Services?
Kenneth Chelst, Wayne State University
With states cutting budgets and forcing localities to make painful decisions, operations researcher Kenneth Chelst of Wayne State University discusses his 2011 INFORMS Business Analytics and Operations Research Conference lecture, Analytics to Help Rationalize Police, Fire, & Emergency Medical Services. Hear Prof. Chelst’s controversial recommendations about making cuts without sacrificing lives.
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