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    • Cost-Effective Recovery Of An Endangered Species: The Red-Cockaded Woodpecker 

      Finseth, Ryan (2012-01-31)
      A model for the cost-effective recovery for an endangered species is developed and applied to the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis), an endangered species once abundant in the southeastern United States. There ...
    • Optimal Network Design for the Spread of Cascades 

      Sheldon, Daniel; Dilkina, Bistra; Elmachtoub, Adam; Finseth, Ryan; Sabharwal, Ashish; Conrad, Jon; Gomes, Carla P.; Shmoys, David; Allen, Will; Amundsen, Ole; Vaughan, Buck (2010-04-10)
      We introduce a new optimization framework to maximize the expected spread of cascades in networks. Our model allows a rich set of actions that directly manipulate cascade dynamics by adding nodes or edges to the network. ...