A University of Rochester study shows that baboons are able to understand numbers. Experimenters showed the monkeys peanut-filled cups and the monkeys then chose which cup contained more peanuts. Read more about the experiment and its conclusions...
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National security analyst, also known as intelligence analysts, use the process of taking known information about situations and entities and with appropriate statements of probability, the future actions in those situations and by those entities. They reduce the ambiguity of highly uncertain situations.
The minimum requirement includes an advanced degree and experience in fields involving mathematics, statistics, econometrics, operations research, computer or mathematical programming, and/or modeling.
College Algebra Trigonometry Calculus I and II Linear Algebra Differential Equations Introduction to Real Analysis Analysis I and II Statistics
National security analysts utilize mathematics, computer programming, engineering, and language skills as well as new technologies and creativity to solve tomorrow's problems.
The national security analyst practice is found in its purest form inside intelligence agencies, such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the United States or the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) in the UK. Its methods are also applicable in fields such as business intelligence or competitive intelligence.
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