Statistical modeling yields accurate election forecasts

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Spot-on forecasts by quantitative analysts are hailed as 'a triumph of science over punditry.'

Statistical modeling techniques that businesses use to find customers helped quantitative analysts predict the results of this month's U.S. elections with stunning accuracy. Insider (registration required)

Statistical modeling techniques that retailers and manufacturers use to find and target customers helped some prognosticators predict the outcome of this month's U.S. elections with stunning accuracy.

If politicians were tech companies

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