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Stock market models help NYU researchers predict animal behavior


November 12, 2014

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Researchers at New York University (NYU) have discovered that modeling used to forecast fluctuations in the stock market can be used to predict aspects of animal behavior. The movement of zebrafish when mapped is very similar to the stochastic jump process, a mathematical model used by financial engineers. The model could improve the effectiveness of experiments, minimize the number of fish used, and allow researchers to make better use of their data following experiments.Full Story

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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering

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