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DEFINITION: A dependent variable is a variable whose value depends upon independent variables. The dependent variable is what is being measured in an experiment or evaluated in a mathematical equation. The dependent variable is sometimes called "the outcome variable."In a simple mathematical equation, for example:a = b/cthe dependent variable, a, is determined by the values of b and c. Here's a simple  … 
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Optimization Applications in Finance, Securities, Banking and Insurance - IBM ILOG Optimization White Paper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how mathematical optimization provide tools that deliver significant competitive advantage for solving the most challenging problems encountered in finance, including risk management, operational cost, and product innovation.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

IBM

Solve Your Toughest Planning and Scheduling Problems with Mathematical Optimization - IBM ILOG Optimization White Paper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Optimization is unique simply by being the mathematical discipline focused on efficiency. Along with statistics and predictive analytics, it is one of the two mathematical disciplines used most frequently in the world of business. Download this white paper to learn how to solve your toughest planning and scheduling problems.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

IBM

MarineMax Steers a Course to Success with Business Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how MarineMax utilizes end-to-end financial and operational analytics to support its business.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Embedding Analytics into Processes
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In their latest book, Thomas Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Robert Morison show how companies apply analytics in their daily operations. We see examples of analytics at work within core processes in a variety of business areas. Read this white paper to learn how embedding analytics into your organization's processes can help you.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

SAS

Sybase® Market Liquidity Analysis
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: A full market perspective is difficult because of fragmented liquidity. Many securities are traded on more than one exchange or alternative trading venue. Knowing when, where and how to trade can be a challenge, and it’s getting harder all the time as the markets evolve.
Posted: 25 May 2011 | Published: 25 May 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Managing a Bountiful Harvest: Blending Long-term Planning with Short-term Scheduling: Constraint Based Planning and Scheduling for Food Manufacturers
sponsored by Logility, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains strategies for effectively using existing manufacturing capacity with a constraint-based production planning and a scheduling method to predict and minimize the impacts of seasonal harvests on manufacturing.
Posted: 30 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Logility, Inc.

Improving Manufacturing Quality with Integrated Test and Statistical Analysis
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: With test management and statistical analysis integrated into an automated system, organizations can target problem components and processes in less time with more accuracy, reducing the cost of manufacturing quality products.
Posted: 01 Dec 2002 | Published: 01 Nov 2002

National Instruments

Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes you through 5 steps for developing a smarter approach to systems imaging that layers a unique set of drivers, updates, applications, configurations and user personality on top of the core configuration images.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization on HP Converged System 700x
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, in-depth resource to find out how HP's latest solution for virtual environments can benefit your organization.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Migrating from Windows XP: Understanding the Challenges and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how effective Windows migration projects can be broken down into four manageable phases, and how industry best practices and products can reduce the time and disruptions caused by a migration from XP to Windows 7 or 8, as well as provide IT more time and resources to focus on more strategic initiatives.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Dell and Microsoft
 
 
MATHEMATICS SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): … A dependent variable is a variable whose value depends upon independent variables. The dependent variable is what is being measured in an experiment or evaluated in a mathematical equation. The dependent variable is sometimes called "the outcome variable."In a simple mathematical equation, for example:a = b/cthe dependent variable, a, is determined by the values of b and c. Here's a simple example: A city planner needs to compare the number of drivers who go through red lights between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. with the number of drivers who do so between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. In this scenario, the time span is the independent variable and the difference in the number of drivers going through red lights during those time spans is the dependent variable.
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