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Algorithms for airlines: new math model saves money, improves service

Published: Mar 4th, 2002

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida-led research team has developed a new mathematical approach to airline scheduling that could lead to substantial savings for United Airlines, which helped sponsor the research, and eventually for other airlines as well.

Confidence Inches Up As Fla. Consumers Put Attacks Behind Them

Published: Jan 29th, 2002

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People‚Äôs willingness to go on with their lives after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks helped consumer confidence continue its slow climb in January, its fourth straight month on the rise, University of Florida economists said Tuesday.