Modelling Council House Allocation
1.30 - 5.30pm, Tuesday 19th June 2001
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Jack Carr (Heriot-Watt)
Andrew Lacey (Heriot-Watt)
The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences is holding an informal afternoon workshop on housing allocation and homelessness levels and their mathematical modelling on 19th June. Some time will also be devoted to related issues, such as waiting lists, in other fields.
The intention is for most of the presentations to be by people with working knowledge of housing issues, such as factors governing allocation or homelessness, but with some on the mathematical modelling done so far. There could also be presentations by practioners in other areas, perhaps health care, where allocation methods and waiting times are significant issues.
The meeting has a number of aims, including:
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