Queue theorist says innovation means things are looking up in elevator business

Mathematics and statistics professor Myron Hlynka is one of the experts consulted by Macleans magazine for an article entitled “The end of the wait for the elevator: Science and industrial design join together to try to make elevators more efficient.”

He praises “destination-oriented dispatching,” a system which assigns users to elevators depending on their desired final stops.

“It’s fascinating,” says Dr. Hlynka. “It’s almost like preprocessing.”

Read the full article at Macleans.ca.

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