# Stories Tagged with "mathematical model"

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As Opening Day rapidly approaches for most Major League Baseball teams, NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has prepared his annual MLB projections for the upcoming season. And, to the chagrin of loyal Mets fan Bukiet, New York's National League club looks to be in store for a disappointing year.
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### NJIT Professor's Work Published in PLOS Computational Biology

December 10, 2013

Casey Diekman, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, recently had his paper “Causes and Consequences of Hyperexcitation in Central Clock Neurons” published in

*PLOS Computational Biology*, an official journal of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) which features works of exceptional significance. >>
For nearly 20 years, Professor Eric Fortune has studied glass knifefish, a species of three-inch long electric fish that lives in the Amazon Basin. In his laboratory he tries to understand how their tiny brains control complex electrical behaviors. >>

### The Math Says Red Sox Have a Big Edge in the World Series, According to NJIT Professor

October 23, 2013

Now that the World Series is about to begin, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has announced the probability of each of the contenders winning the best 4 out of 7 game contest. “The Boston Red Sox have a nearly 70% chance of winning the series”, says Bukiet. But he gives the caveat that the St. Louis Cardinals have defeated both the competition and his mathematical model in each of their previous series.
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### Listen to NJIT's Bruce Bukiet on NPR's "Science Friday"

October 11, 2013

Tune in to hear NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet discuss baseball projections and his mathematical model in a live interview on NPR's public radio program “Science Friday.”
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### NJIT Professor Offers Math-based Projections for MLB Postseason

October 03, 2013

Now that Major League Baseball's regular season has ended with the exciting one-game tiebreaker that got the Rays to the next round, and with the Rays and the Pirates winning the one game playoff for the wild card team, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again begun analyzing the probability of each team advancing through each round of baseball's postseason.
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It looks like 2013 will be a thrilling season for baseball fans as four of the six divisions can be expected to deliver tight races, says baseball guru NJIT Associate Professor and Associate Dean Bruce Bukiet. Over the years, Bukiet has applied mathematical analysis to compute the number of regular season games each Major League Baseball team should win. Though his expertise is in mathematical modeling, his projections have compared well with those of so-called experts.
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Since the Major League Baseball Division Series and League Championship Series have determined which teams will compete in the World Series, NJIT Math Professor Bruce Bukiet has again analyzed the probability of each team taking the title.
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### NJIT Professor Featured in NY Times Education Life Ad

July 23, 2012

Mathematics professor Eliza Michalopoulou is featured in an ad appearing in the

*New York Times*Education Life section on July 22, 2012. Michalopoulou uses mathematical modeling and signal processing to help the Navy detect submarines in coastal areas. >>
The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseball's post-season as wild card teams in the National League (NL) in 2012, according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
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### NJIT Math Professor Announces Who Deserves the Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards; Calls Rangers Solid Favorite for World Series

October 18, 2011

With Major League Baseball's World Series set to begin tomorrow, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again analyzed the players most deserving of winning baseball's most important awards for the 2011 season. >>

The Major League Baseball Division Series is underway and NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again analyzed the probability of each team advancing to the World Series.
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### Mathematical Sciences Department To Host Two Events

June 08, 2011

NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences will host two events: a Graduate Student Mathematical Modeling Camp on June 11-12 and the 27th Annual Mathematical Problems in Industry (MPI) Workshop on June 13-17.
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Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves will take the wild card slot in the National League (NL), according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
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### Texas Rangers Will Take the Series, Says NJIT Math Guru

October 26, 2010

There's a 65 percent chance that the Texas Rangers will beat the San Francisco Giants in the World Series starting tomorrow, said NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences.
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So far, so good for NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, who's been calling the cards right when it comes to winning baseball teams. In the first round of the Major League Baseball Division Series last week, Bukiet, an associate professor of mathematics at NJIT, said the Phillies, Rangers, Yanks and Giants would be ahead. And, they are thanks to his mathematical model. >>

### Phillies, Rangers, Yanks, Giants To Win, Says NJIT Math Guru

October 05, 2010

With the Major League Baseball Division Series set to begin, associate math professor Bruce Bukiet at NJIT is performing his analysis of the probability of each team advancing to the League Championship Series. "Going into these series, the Philadelphia Phillies have a 64 percent chance of defeating the Cincinnati Reds in their best of five game series,” he said. “The Texas Rangers, New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants have slight advantages to win series over their opponents, the Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves respectively in the first round Division Series contests.
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### NJIT Math Professor Named 2010 MLB Predictions Champ

October 04, 2010

Bruce Bukiet, PhD, of

**West Orange**, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences who applies mathematical modeling techniques to elucidate the dynamics of run scoring in baseball, has won the 2010 Major League Baseball Predictions contest sponsored by Baseball PhD. >>
With pitchers and catchers having recently reported to spring training, once again Bruce Bukiet, an associate professor at NJIT, has applied mathematical analysis to compute the number of games that Major League Baseball teams should win in 2010.
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### NJIT Prof Sees 70 Percent Chance for Yanks to Win the 2009 World Series: Mauer, Hanley Ramirez Deserve MVP; Greinke, Lincecum Deserve Cy Young

October 27, 2009

NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, a mathematician who has applied mathematical modeling techniques to elucidate the dynamics of run scoring in baseball, has computed the probability of the Yankees and Phillies winning the World Series. He also has computed the most deserving of Major League Baseball's prestigious 2009 Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Cy Young awards.
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The New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Angels should make the playoffs in the American League (AL) in 2009 with most other teams lagging well behind.
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### Mathematical Models of Crime To Be Discussed at Applied Math Seminar

February 17, 2009

Marcus Felson, PhD, a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark, will discuss "Modeling Crime with Super-Simple Mathematics" on Feb. 20 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

NJIT Mathematics Professor Bruce Bukiet, PhD is featured in the Van Houten Library's main exhibit —a salute to baseball-this summer. Bukiet, an avid Mets fan who is also associate dean of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, uses a mathematical model to predict Major League Baseball outcomes. >>

### Mathematics Leads Way To Better Golf Swing, Health and More at NJIT International Conference

May 19, 2004

If you're interested in learning how to improve a golf swing, create a better baseball bat or combat sepsis, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is the place to be. More than 200 mathematicians and scientists will attend NJIT's first international research conference May 21-22. The event will shed light on 40 unusual and important research activities such as the ones above. Conference sponsors are NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics.
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### MEDIA ADVISORY

October 17, 2003

“The Yankees have a 72.5% chance to beat the Marlins in the World Series, according to Bruce Bukiet. “ It would be fishy if the Marlins were to win,” Bukiet quips, “since the Yankees are overall a better team, with superior hitting and pitching. The Yankees are favored to win all but one game in the series, and even in that game the teams are statistically even.”
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