Sylvie Denuit

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We superimpose a radiation fallout model onto a traffic flow model to assess the evacuation versus shelter-in-place decisions after the daytime ground-level detonation of a 10-kt improvised nuclear device in Washington, DC. In our model, ≈ 80k people are killed by the prompt effects of blast, burn, and radiation. Of the ≈ 360k survivors without access to a(More)
Netflix, an online video rental company, recently announced a contest to spur interest in building better recommendation systems. Users of Netflix are able to rank movies on an integer scale from 1 to 5. A rating of 1 indicates that the user “hated it”, while 5 indicates they “loved it”. The objective of a recommendation system, or collaborative filter, is(More)
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