Category Archives: Advanced Modelling

The curse of dimensionality

Development of the AgOptimizer program is continuing and we are averaging around 400 million daily iterations of the system on a single machine. The AgOptimizer system undertakes an exhaustive search. This is a problem-solving technique that consists of systematically enumerating all possible candidates for the solution and checking whether each candidate satisfies the problem’s statement.… Read More »

The butterfly effect

Edward Lorenz (23 May 1917 – 16 April 2008) was an American mathematician, meteorologist, and a pioneer of chaos theory. He coined the term butterfly effect.  Lorenz was born in West Hartford, Connecticut. He studied mathematics at both Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. From 1942 until 1946, he served… Read More »