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4.7 Statistics for Scientists and Engineers: A Program of Short Courses and Tutorials

Mark Vangel,
David Banks,
Jim Filliben,
Will Guthrie,
Eric Lagergren,
Stefan Leigh,
Mark Levenson,
Nien Fan Zhang

Statistical Engineering Division, ITL

Statistical concepts and methods are indispensable to research efficiency and planning as well as the characterization of uncertainty in measurements. Hence, the Statistical Engineering Division offers a program of short courses (and shorter tutorials), primarily for the NIST community. The main objective of this effort is to develop an appreciation of the meaning and usefulness of basic statistical concepts and techniques, leading at least to the ability to interpret reliably statistical analyses performed by others. In addition, sufficiently motivated scientists or engineers will be able to learn to perform their own basic statistical analyses. Courses and Tutorials presented during 1997, or planned for 1998, are:

  • Time Series Analysis
    Nien Fan Zhang
    1/7/97, 1/14/97, 1/21/97, 9-12

  • Spectral Methods for Data Analysis
    Mark S. Levenson
    6/24/97, 9-12

  • Exploratory Data Analysis
    James J. Filliben
    11/14/97, 11/18/97, 11/25/97, 12/9/97, 12/16/97, 9-12

  • Analysis of Variance
    Stefan Leigh
    1/14/98, 1/21/98, 1/28/98, 2/4/98, 2/11/98, 9-4

  • Multivariate Nonparametric Regression
    David Banks
    1/12/98, 1/13/98, 10-2

  • Experiment Design Eric Lagergren
    4/9/98, 4/16/98, 4/23/98, 4/30/98, 9-12

  • Statistical Methods for Assessing Measurement Uncertainty
    Mark Levenson and Mark Vangel
    6/4/98, 6/11/98, 6/18/98, 6/25/98, 7/2/98, 2-5

  • Regression Models
    William Guthrie
    10/13/98, 10/15/98, 10/20/98, 10/22/98, 10/29/98

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