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Date Archive: 2009 August

Education & Academic

Could Mathematica Help Prevent Future Housing Crises?

Fannie Mae financial economist Bernard Gress attributes part of the current economic crisis to reliance on outdated statistical models. He's taking a fresh approach to the problem---using Mathematica to create a genetic algorithm system for predicting economic data related to housing prices. In this video, he describes the advantages of developing new mortgage forecasting models with Mathematica.
Announcements & Events

International Mathematica User Conference 2009

Do you want to meet other Mathematica users? Are you excited to learn more about Wolfram|Alpha? We are pleased to announce that this year's International Mathematica User Conference will be held October 22–24 in Champaign, Illinois, USA. The annual conference is a great place to talk to Mathematica developers and enthusiasts about different projects and ideas using Wolfram Research products.