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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
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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
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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

The Risks of Using Spreadsheets for Statistical Analysis
sponsored by SPSS Inc. Worldwide Headquarters
WEBCAST: Are spreadsheets a help or a hindrance when performing data analysis? Get the real story from the author of SPSS for Dummies, Arthur Griffith. In this informative and entertaining webcast, you'll receive expert guidance on the proper uses and limitations of spreadsheets, as well as the strengths and benefits of SPSS Statistics.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Premiered: Mar 19, 2009, 01:00 EDT (05:00 GMT)

SPSS Inc. Worldwide Headquarters

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

Take the lead on business intelligence strategy
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Access this expert tip guide for valuable BI implementation tips from Gary Petrangelo, CFO at Japs-Olson.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

IBM

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

Customer Case Study: Junta de Castilla y León Regional Government
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: The regional government of Castilla y León, one of Spain’s 17 autonomous regions, administers a broad range of social programs through its Social Services agency. More than 50,000 people benefit from the agency’s social assistance programs for the disabled and elderly, and for child protection.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Podcast: From Data Warehousing to Insights - Enterprise Analytics
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: This podcast reaveals how employing a data warehousing and analytical appliance can provide the speed and functionality to enable CIOs and their teams to create value from big data.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 14, 2011

IBM
 
 
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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