Bryant University. The Character of Success

Research and Publications

Professor Alan Olinsky, Ph.D.

  • A Comparison of Logistic Regression, Neural Networks, and Classification Trees Predicting Success of Actuarial Students co-written with Phyllis Schumacher Ph.D., John Quinn Ph.D., and Rick Smith Ph.D., Bryant professor of mathematics in the Journal of Education for Business (forthcoming)

  • Applying Monte Carlo Simulation to Determine the Likelihood of Cheating on a Multiple-Choice Professional Exam co-written with Phyllis Schumacher Ph.D. and John Quinn Ph.D., Bryant professor of mathematics (with R. DiSario) in CSBIGS: Cases in Business, Industry, Government and Government Statistics

  • A Review of Persistent Reconciling Items between Financial Statements Prepared Using U.S. GAAP and International Reporting Standards for Three Auto Manufacturers co-written with Kristin Kennedy, Ph.D., Braynt professor of mathematics (with B. Kennedy) in the International Management Review

  • Assessing Data Mining Approaches for Analyzing Actuarial Student Success Rate co-written with Phyllis Schumacher Ph.D. and John Quinn Ph.D., Bryant professors of mathematics in Visual Analytics and Interactive Technologies: Data, Text and Web Mining Applications (forthcoming)

  • Data Mining for Health Care Professionals: MBA Course Projects Resulting in Hospital Improvements co-written with Phyllis Schumacher Ph.D., Bryant professor of mathematics in the International Journal of Business Intelligence Research (forthcoming)

  • Identity and Communication Style: The Case of the Asian Indian Worker (co-written with P. Jaya and L. Randall) in Insights to a Changing World