Tools for Discovery is a monthly profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
Michael Ferris and Stephen Wright, principal investigators in the WID Optimization Theme comment on New York Times Magazine article “A Sucker is Optimized Every Minute”.
How can researchers extract useful information from patient data to develop life-saving treatments while making sure records stay private and protected? A WID collaboration looks for an answer.
WID researcher Patricia Flatley Brennan comments on using technology in the home to improve health care.
Now at NASA, WID alumnus Jamon Van Den Hoek takes a bird’s eye view to understand the causes and impact of social conflict on society and the environment.
For Open Access Week, the WID community is thinking more about what it means to be “open” in the world of scientific research. Discovery Fellow Dorothea Salo makes the case that a new era of sharing might be more beneficial than we think.
How do everyday objects in the home influence a person’s ability to follow a medical regimen? To find the answer, a diverse group of researchers at WID has developed a new approach that combines real household data and virtual reality technology.
National and international experts convene at the annual Mixed Integer Programming Workshop, co-hosted by WID this year. Learn how this research affects energy and water networks, traffic flow, and even health care systems.
A group of WID experts crunched the numbers for Health Information Exchange participation in one Wisconsin area and found a price that could save hospitals money in the long-run.