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The recruiter's excitement – features of thoracic vibrations during the honey bee's waggle dance related to food source profitability
(Company of Biologists, 2011-12)
The honey bee's waggle dance constitutes a remarkable example of an efficient code allowing social exploitation of available feeding sites. In addition to indicating the position (distance, direction) of a food patch, both ...
Pricing vs. slot policies when airport profits matter
This paper analyzes pricing and slot-allocation mechanisms to manage airport capacity when profits are important to an airport, owing to budget constraints or profit maximization. We find that congestion pricing and slot ...
Profit-based feature selection using support vector machines - General framework and an application for customer retention
Churn prediction is an important application of classification models that identify those customers most likely to attrite based on their respective characteristics described by e.g. socio-demographic and behavioral ...
Analysis of online sales distribution channels in international companies in south america and their profitability and competitiveness
Over time, the Internet has changed the way people communicate, and not only that, but also how they make different transactions to acquire goods, transfer money, and entertain themselves. In this matter, distribution ...
Breeding programs for dairy goats generate profits in Brazil
This work aims to evaluate the economic feasibility of a breeding program for dairy goats in developing countries. A traditional scheme was compared with a scheme using a progeny test. In the traditional scheme, farm records ...
Profit optimization in machining service providers using principles of the Theory of Constraints
(Abcm Brazilian Soc Mechanical Sciences & EngineeringRio De Janeiro RjBrasil, 2013)