As he plucks fresh flowers from a unsuspecting victims grave Mrs Cruncher
AT JUBILEE Blob, Olive Worm, Red Buzzer and Claret Cruncher
have been among the better patterns.
planning the 2011 National Census need maths lessons, too.
SMALL pets like a little extra something now and then, so Supreme Petfoods has launched a special range of Crunchers
(left), designed specifically for small furries.
WHEREVER ONE TURNS these days, the number crunchers
are on the attack.
Technicians, data crunchers
, balloon and weather specialists arrived recently in North Battleford, near the Saskatchewan- Alberta boundary, for Mr Fournier's third attempt.
In Super Crunchers
, Ian Ayres answers these questions and more as he tells a numerical tale both exciting and cautionary.
Beginning with examples of the mathematician who out-predicted wine buffs in determining the best vintages, and the sports scouts who now use statistics rather than intuition to pick winners, Super Crunchers
exposes the world of data-miners, introducing the people and the techniques.
Companies use data-driven formulas, called super crunchers
, to determine everything from who will buy their products (and for how much) to which baseball players have the most promise (without even seeing them play).
The Ryder Cup, let's face it, we normally like to claim we have more in common with the SUV drivers on the other side of the Atlantic than the croissant crunchers
on the other side of the Channel, but when it comes to golf, nope we'll be walking around claiming we're all for Europe, the Euro and migrant workers from Eastern Europe
and members of the Council of the North narrowly averted a crisis here at their recent meeting, reaching a tentative compromise after one diocese said it would quit the group.
But the feature that will really have the number crunchers
at Honda and Toyota sitting up and taking notice is the Spectra's airbag system.
The work presented at a recent symposium session on microarray and gene expression analysis shows how bio-number crunchers
are contributing many ingenious new approaches to finding the scientific needles in the raw data haystacks.
CalCPA's student outreach program is designed to accurately portray CPAs as business advisers and leaders rather than "number crunchers
While today's machines are amazingly fast number crunchers
, many data-intensive applications are slowed because of the time it takes to simply access information from the memory chips.