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Author: Lonnie Chrisman

Lonnie Chrisman

Lonnie Chrisman

Lonnie Chrisman is Lumina's Chief Technical Officer, where he heads engineering and development of Analytica. He has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California at Berkeley.

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11/06/2023 | Blogs, Data mining, statistics, & AI

Does GPT-4 pass the Turing test?

In 1950, Alan Turing proposed “The Imitation Game”, today known as the Turing test, as a hypothetical way of measuring whether a computer can think…


07/11/2023 | Analytica in the cloud, Business & finance, Case studies, Energy & power, Environment & climate, Portfolio management, Projects by consulting firms

Managing a portfolio of ESG projects

For Decision Strategies, Inc., the recommendation is clear: ‘Executives who are hesitant about using decision support systems should consider Analytica.’ Pointing executives…


06/23/2023 | Blogs, Data mining, statistics, & AI, Risk & uncertainty, Videos

AI weekly updates with Lonnie Chrisman

Join Lonnie Chrisman every Thursday at 8 a.m. PT to hear his latest updates on what is happening in the artificial intelligence (AI) world.


06/23/2023 | Decision analysis & multi-criteria, Modeling tips & tricks, Risk & uncertainty, Videos, Webinars

The value of knowing how little you know

Understand the Expected Value of Including Uncertainty (EVIU), compare with the Expected Value of Perfect Information (EVPI), and the insights it gives into a variety of problems.


06/23/2023 | Academic research, Business & finance, Energy & power, Environment & climate, Videos, Webinars

Making jet fuel from the sun & wind

Learn more on how Evan Sherwin employed an optimization-based techno-economic analysis, implemented in Analytica, to assess the prospects for large cost reductions.


06/23/2023 | Business & finance, Modeling tips & tricks, Portfolio management, Risk & uncertainty, Videos, Webinars

Analysis for finance & decision professionals

Watch Dan Zoppo’s webinar on the powerful Least Squares Monte Carlo method for real options problems that can add value to a businesses.


06/23/2023 | Business & finance, Environment & climate, Portfolio management, Videos, Webinars

Green accountability & incentives

Join Robert Brown’s webinar as he reflects on the social and economic cost of CO2 in new capital projects using Analytica.


06/23/2023 | Decision analysis & multi-criteria, Modeling tips & tricks, Portfolio management, Videos, Webinars

Decision making when there is little historic precedent

Learn how to make decisions and strategic plans in uncertain situations, where historical data is not available. See how to model this in Analytica with clarity and insight.