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Analysis of optimal solutions in article on linear programming

José Sérgio Domingues ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018CE4718

Dear Editor, Although published in 2003, the article “Linear programming applied to healthcare problems”() is very up-to-date and important for the first contact with linear programming, particularly in the field of health. Congratulations to the author for this initiative. I analyzed this work to use it in a undergraduate degree in Mathematics. However, I observed the solutions obtained for the two problems described present inconsistencies that may lead readers with little experience to make mistakes. For the diet problem, the […]

People management: from the intuitive process to People Analytics

Quevellin Alves dos Santos

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018CE4398

Dear editor, Francis Bacon proposed in 1620 that scientific knowledge should be not only based on intuitive hypothesis, which is eventually limited to establish a premise before an experience, and, therefore, restrict thinking in a way that correlate with this principle. Currently, Big Data has promoted shifts on previous paradigms. New studies are based on network through massive amount of data and even less based only on intuitions.() Big Data applied to people management is called “People Analytics” and it […]

Comment to: II Brazilian Consensus on the use of human immunoglobulin in patients with primary immunodeficiencies. einstein (São Paulo). 2017;15(1):1-16

Ekaterini Simões Goudouris, Almerinda Maria do Rego Silva, Aluce Loureiro Ouricuri, Anete Sevciovic Grumach, Antonio Condino-Neto, Beatriz Tavares Costa-Carvalho, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017CE4250

Dear editor, We would like to update the readership of (São Paulo) on the information given in page 6, regarding hyaluronidase facilitated subcutaneous immunoglobulin, in the article entitled II Brazilian Consensus on the use of human immunoglobulin in patients with primary immunodeficiencies published in this journal in volume 15 issue 1, 2017.( ) […]

A new way to communicate science in the era of Big Data and citizen science

Thiago Gonçalves dos Santos Martins, Ana Luiza Fontes de Azevedo Costa

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017CE4280

Dear editor, In medieval times knowledge was limited to monastic libraries and access was not granted to the society. In 18th century, scientists used to travel to different countries to communicate their science in public lectures. In the same century, science become an institutionalized and professionalized activity, but it was restricted to limited communities.() Today, although information is easily transmitted, knowledge generation still limited to universities and large laboratories that use specific communicate channels to diffuse their science. In the […]

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