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Forecasting Suicides in US for Allocating Counsellors

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Term: 

2017

Students: 

Aniket Singh, Mithun Mohandas, Rahul Agrawal, Saurav Basu, Vijay Swaminathan

University: 

ISB

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This report focusses on creating monthly forecasts of suicides using firearms for the year 2015.
Action Alliance is a big organization with operations in various social areas. With such large
requirements of contractual work force, there is huge scope of cost savings by efficient human
resource allocation.
This forecasting exercise predicts with 95% accuracy, monthly suicides involving firearms. The
model also predicts the deaths by gender, age and location of death. With a year’s view of the

Identify books which are forever lost within NTHU Library

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Project Details

Term: 

Fall 2015

Students: 

Cynthia Chen, Edward Song, Huynh Nhat To, Olive Chang

University: 

NTHU

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Problem Description
In the library, it has been a hard time for librarians to decide whether to purchase the replacement for a book that has been reported missing since some books may be found not long after the replacements have been bought. On the other hand, it would be irritating for us as students if books we’re looking for have been report missing for a long time without replacements.

Predict the average recipe rating on BBC Good Food

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Project Details

Term: 

Fall 2015

Students: 

Claire Huang, Wan Yi Chou, Eva Shih, Pornlada Ittipornpithak

University: 

NTHU

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The primary stakeholder is BBC Good Food which is a recipe website related to BBC. The
problem is that it is not the most popular website since it does not appear on the first page when user
searching in Google website by keyword as “recipe website”. Hence, the business goal of this project is
to improve the quality of recipes on the website. By doing so, we aim to attract more people to visit the
website and the analytic goal of the project is to predict the average rating value of new recipe before
publishing.

Forecasting ATM/CARD/CASH revenues for EZTABLE to identify potential and actual revenue

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Project Details

Term: 

Fall 2014

Students: 

ean Xie, Sam Wang, Lydia Jiang, Suneel Chatla

University: 

NTHU

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The primary stakeholder is EZTABLE, an ecommerce based platform for reservations for different restaurants in Taiwan. Currently, there is a mismatch between the number of bookings and the amount of revenue generated by the bookings. The problem is the current booking system which enable the user to book reservations even without prior payment. Hence the actual revenue falls short of the potential revenue due to the existing system. The business goal of our project is to let our client realize the potential revenue and the need for changing the strategies.

Forecasting Tourist Volume in Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area to better allocate Human Resources

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Project Details

Term: 

Fall 2014

Students: 

AnYu Luo, ChienMin Kao, Xi Wang, Daisin Li

University: 

NTHU

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Our business goal is try to better allocate human resource in Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area Due to the tourism industry booming in Taiwan the past five years, the domestic and foreign tourists are increasing. we select ocean park, hiking trail, rock climbing area, diving space and camp site. These five locations are directly under different units. Try to organize the staffs between these five locations.

Forecasting demand for trailers for efficient use and customized service

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Term: 

Fall 2014

Students: 

Yu-Ning Kao, Jou-yu Huang, Ting-Ju Wang, Chin Chang

University: 

NTHU

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In this project, our data source is the stakeholders who are Jouyu’s family business. It is kind of transport industry. The business model is to transport customers’ excavators to the destination they require through the trailers whom the stakeholders own. However, since the stakeholders are used to manually record the trips that customers require, they predict the next demand only based on their experience. Without the assistant of technology, stakeholders are unable to anticipate the demand of trailers in the future accurately.

Forecasting quantity of newborns to better allocate cram school/daycare centers and their resources

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Project Details

Term: 

Fall 2014

Students: 

Di-Chien Lo, Guerman Shion, Jieng-Wuen Cai

University: 

NTHU

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Cram Schools (CS) are specialized schools that train their students to meet particular goals, most commonly to pass the entrance examinations of high schools or universities. People in Taiwan are aware about the importance of early childhood education and development. Also, Day Care Center (DCC) is an ongoing service during specific periods, such as the parents' time at work. Recently large numbers of women workers are entering or returning to the workforce. The growing economy is encouraging parents to spend more on these child development services.

Forecasting demand of library study rooms to promote and manage co-working space

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Project Details

Term: 

Fall 2014

Students: 

Shu-Ming Yeh, Pei-Rong Chen Pi-Ruei Jiang, I-ting Wei

University: 

NTHU

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Report: 

Business Problem and Background: We are going to found a company turning the redundant space in campus into appealing co- working spaces for students. Since we have no any history record for predicting future demand of discussion room. The existing booking data of discussion room of library can, to some extent, reflect the pattern of real needs. Therefore, the project is going to forecast the demand of discussion room as accurate as possible to help our company better prepare and allocate resources.

Forecasting Goal: Predict future weekly booking in the following semester

Optimizing Operation Room Utilization by Predicting Surgery Duration

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Project Details

Term: 

Fall 2014

Students: 

Chou-Chun Wu, Li-Chan Chen, Dai-Sin Li

University: 

NTHU

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Report: 

Business Background and Motivation: Our main client is the newly elected director of the hospital who found that they are losing money in the operating room department due to the improper management on the surgery scheduling. Thus, he arranged a special committee to solve this hard task. The business problem we face is that for surgery scheduling it is often subjectively assigned by the operating doctors. For the doctors, each of them has different preference of time schedule and even the operation rooms which results in the difficulty of proper scheduling.

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