Wolfgang S. Jank
Wolfgang Jank is the Anderson Professor of Global Management in the Information Systems Decision Sciences Department. He teaches classes in statistics and data mining in the masters, MBA, and Executive MBA programs.
An author of more than 80 refereed articles, Jank's research focuses on the application of statistics and data mining to data-driven problems in marketing, information systems, and operations management. He has been published in journals such as the Journal of Forecasting, the INFORMS Journal of Computing, Marketing Science, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society and the Annals of Applied Statistics. He was awarded the best Information Systems Publication in 2008. He has also written three books and presented his work at national and international meetings.
Jank earned a PhD in statistics from the University of Florida and a master's degree in mathematics from the Technical University of Aachen (Germany). Prior to joining the College of Business, he was an associate professor in the Department of Decisions, Operations & Information Technologies, and served as the director of the Center for Complexity in Business at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business.
- ISM 6930 - Statistical Data Mining
- QMB 3210 - Computational Methods in Business
- QMB 6305 - Management Decision Analysis
- Elmaghraby, W, Jank, W, Karaesmen, I, and Zhang S (2012) "An Exploratory Analysis of B2B Price Changes." Forthcoming in the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management.
- Ozpolat, K, Gao, G, Jank, W. and Viswanathan, S (2012) "The Value of Trust Seals in Online Commerce: An Empirical Investigation." Forthcoming at Information Systems Research.
- Anderson, D, Golden, B, Jank, W and Wasil, E (2012) "The Impact of Hospital Utilization on Patient Readmission Rate." Health Care Management Science, 15(1), pp. 29–36.
- Slamka, C, Jank W and Skiera, B (2012) "Second-Generation Prediction Markets for Information Aggregation: A Comparison of Payoff Mechanisms." Journal of Forecasting, 31(6), pp. 469–489.