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The Next Lap in the Forecast Race

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Science  20 Sep 1996:
Vol. 273, Issue 5282, pp. 1659
DOI: 10.1126/science.273.5282.1659


European and American researchers have been in a friendly competition over raw forecasting power for nearly 2 decades. The race is judged to be neck and neck now, but more powerful computers will soon give the Europeans the edge.