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Researchers create a better way to find out 'when'
April 27, 2016
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A machine-learning algorithm created by a research team has created an algorithm that improves the accuracy of dating past events by a factor of up to 300. The mathematical research, led by two University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee physicists, is featured in the journal Nature.Full Story
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