February | Volume 40 | Number 1

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The following table of contents lists articles in the February 2013 print edition of OR/MS Today. You may follow any of the linked titles to read those items in their entirety. For quick navigation you may jump directly to any of the following sections:

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Features

Analytics keys Obama’s victory

By Douglas A. Samuelson
Lessons learned from 2012 U.S. presidential campaign sure to play more important role in future elections.
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Did Nate Silver beat the tortoise?

By Arnold Barnett
New York Times blogger vs. Real Clear Politics: Which forecaster made the best political predictions?
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Statisticians make the world go around

By James J. Cochran and John Brocklebank
2013 International Year of Statistics celebrates discipline’s growing positive impact on a global scale.
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Why communication is crucial

By Gary Cokins
How to achieve corporate buy-in during the Twitter-influenced, short-attention-span era.
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Computing

Software survey: Statistical analysis

By James J. Swain
Side-by-side comparison of 16 statistical products from 15 vendors.
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2013 Statistical Software Survey

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