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David N. Ford

Ford, Ph.D., P.E. Selected Publications Email me at for copies of papers for which there are no links or simulation models. Click here for a collection of abstracts of my published research papers and other works. Managerial Real Options for Risk Management Angelis, D., Ford, DN, and Dillard, J. Garvin, M. and Ford, D. Ford, DN and Lander, DM, Real options perceptions among project managers Risk Management, An International Journal. Hovmand, P.S., and Ford, DF "Computer Simulation of Innovation Implementation Strategies" in Rossetti MD, Hill RR, Johansson B., Dunkin A., and Ingalls, RG, (Eds.) Click here to download the published paper. Ford, DN and Garvin, M. Click here to download a later version of this chapter. Cao, Q., Ford, DN and Leggio, K. Johnson, S., Taylor, T, and Ford, DN "Using System Dynamics to Extend Real Options Use: Insights from the Oil & Gas Industry” 2006 International System Dynamics Conference, Nijmegan, The Netherlands.

D. Mayo Pubs. How Information Graphics Reveal Your Brain’s Blind Spots. This story was co-published with Source.

How Information Graphics Reveal Your Brain’s Blind Spots

Visual Evidence Data and design in everyday life Lena Groeger Welcome to Visual Evidence, a new regular series about visualization in the real world! We’ll take a look at unexpected datasets, cool design solutions or insightful graphics. Chances are, you probably think your mind works pretty well. But you’d be wrong. Let’s look at some of the wacky things our minds make us think and do. Our Mind’s Everyday Quirks We’ll start with a study of Israeli judges done by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and Columbia University.

Yup. As you can see in the chart, the rate of favorable rulings starts at around 65% early in the day, then drops to almost zero, and then spikes back up again after the judges come back from a meal break. The paper ominously concludes: “Indeed, the caricature that justice is what the judge ate for breakfast might be an appropriate caricature for human decision-making in general.” Visuals Fool Our Minds, Too. Learn Right, Not Rote. Mathematics related discussions. Computation - Operations Management/Industrial Engineering. The materials discussed on these pages are strongly related to PERT (Project Evaluation and Review Technique) and CPM (Critical Path Method), two methods developed in the 1950's for controlling complex projects.

Computation - Operations Management/Industrial Engineering

Since the computer age was just beginning, some of the approximations used for the analysis were necessary simplifications and the methods were primarily implemented by hand or with batch runs on main-frame computers. Although computer technology has made the methods much more efficient and accessible, some of the approximations remain. This add-in implements of the methods of project management using Excel. An important advance is that the analysis is mostly dynamic in the sense that changes in the data are reflected immediately on the results. This makes possible dynamic interactions between model and user.

Cem Kaner, J.D., Ph.D. The Published Data of Robert Munafo at MROB. Xkcd readers: RIES page is here Other pages of perhaps lesser interest: Abbreviations : Common phrases that are frequently made obscure by abbreviation. Alternative Number Systems : A list of the most popular alternatives to fixed-point (integer) and floating-point representations, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Answers to Questions on Stack Exchange Sites : This page is necessary because the "StackExchange" forums (such as stack overflow) present severe limits on participation, except to a tiny fraction of lucky users who got involved when each forum was new. Apple II Colors : An exact calculation of the RGB values of the lores (COLOR=) and hires (HCOLOR=) colors on the Apple ][, derived by converting through the Y R-Y B-Y and YUV systems.

Apple Product History : List of computer and PDA models released by Apple, some with details. Archetypes : A Periodic Table of Jungian personality archetypes. MathOverflow.