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Stories by Kim Mathisen, Mark Gallagher and Michelle Dunphy

Aging infrastructure: math for the masses

Mathematical optimization has long been used in forestry to determine appropriate harvesting and planting, relative to the life spans of trees. The New Brunswick Department of Transportation is using similar methods to plan the long-term treatment of roads and bridges.

Written by Kim Mathisen, Mark Gallagher and Michelle Dunphy27 July 07 19:03