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Shayan Oveis Gharan

Theoretical computer scientist Shayan Oveis Gharan has identified connections between unrelated fields to tackle the traveling salesman problem.

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FUTURE FORECAST  The website Metaculus asks people to weigh in on questions about the future, such as whether 2016 will be the hottest year on record.  

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When jurors are asked to weigh evidence in criminal trials, methods based on Bayesian statistics could assist in avoiding logical fallacies that often undermine legal arguments.

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