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The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London
  • G. J. Croll
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • ArXiv
  • 25 September 2007
TLDR
Spreadsheets have been with us in their present form for over a quarter of a century. Expand
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Lymph node staging in patients with clinically negative neck examinations by ultrasound and ultrasound-guided aspiration cytology.
To assess the usefulness of ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology in detecting occult cervical lymph node metastases, 107 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the headExpand
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BiEntropy - The Approximate Entropy of a Finite Binary String
  • G. J. Croll
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • ArXiv
  • 4 May 2013
TLDR
We design, implement and test a simple algorithm which computes the approximate entropy of a finite binary string of arbitrary length. Expand
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A typical model audit approach
Spreadsheet audit and review procedures are an essential part of almost all City of London financial transactions. Structured processes are used to discover errors in large financial spreadsheetsExpand
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A Typical Model Audit Approach: Spreadsheet Audit Methodologies in the City of London
TLDR
Spreadsheet audit and review procedures are an essential part of almost all City of London financial transactions. Expand
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Spreadsheets in Clinical Medicine - A Public Health Warning
There is overwhelming evidence that the continued and widespread use of untested spreadsheets in business gives rise to regular, significant and unexpected financial losses. Whilst this is worrying,Expand
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Spreadsheets and the Financial Collapse
  • G. J. Croll
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • ArXiv
  • 30 August 2009
TLDR
We summarise the available evidence and suggest that there is a link between the use of spreadsheets and the recent collapse of the global financial system. Expand
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In Pursuit of Spreadsheet Excellence
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The first fully-documented study into the quantitative impact of errors in operational spreadsheets identified an interesting anomaly. Expand
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Cost and schedule risk analysis in major engineering projects
TLDR
Risk analysis is the common expression relating to the use of Monte Carlo simulation methods in the development of improved cost and schedule estimates for large scale engineering projects. Expand
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Some A Priori Torah Decryption Principles
TLDR
The author proposes, a priori, a simple set of principles that can be developed into a range of algorithms by which means the Torah might be decoded. Expand
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