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Degree Choices That Pay: Why is generation Y opting out? feature

  • Authors: Lillian Pierson, P.E.
  • Published Date: Nov 12, 2014

This month’s engineering statistics story is all about Generation Y young people and the decisions they’re making when it comes to choosing a career path. A close look at PayScale data shows that,...

Elva 2.0 Platform – Forecasting Emerging Security Problems along Georgia’s Disputed Border feature

  • Authors: Lillian Pierson
  • Published Date: Mar 25, 2013

The story of Elva very much parallels the story of a 1960’s garage rock band that exploded to change the world. It all started with a small group of world-traveling, peace-loving, humanitarian...

Launch of FiveThirtyEight: An interview with Lead Writer Carl Bialik feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Mar 17, 2014

FiveThirtyEight is due to launch today, the website and brainchild of Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief of its blog formerly at The New York Times who correctly predicted 49 out of...

Sensitivity analyses: shedding unexpected light on results feature

  • Authors: Katie Saunders
  • Published Date: May 01, 2015

As an applied statistician, sensitivity analyses are among the less glamourous parts of my job. A researcher asks “could you just check that…” and umpteen figures and tables later we have the (usually...

Capturing the true spirit of statistics: Paul Cheung looks back on his Directorship of the UN Statistics Division feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Apr 15, 2013

Professor Paul Cheung served as Director of the United Nations Statistics Division for nine years before leaving at the end of 2012 to teach analytics at the National University of...

Data Science for Dummies: An interview with author Lillian Pierson feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Last month, Wiley was proud to publish the latest in their popular ‘Dummies’ series – Data Science for Dummies written by one of our very own writers for Statistics Views. Lillian Pierson P.E, who...

Can statistics make you rich? feature

  • Authors: Carlos Alberto Gómez Grajales
  • Published Date: May 14, 2015

There has been a great effort to promote statistics as a profession, its scientific foundation and to improve the general knowledge of what statistics is and how it is used to improve our lives. I...

Breakthroughs in Decision Science and Risk Analysis: An interview with Louis Anthony Cox, Jr. feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Apr 15, 2015

We spoke to Louis Anthony Cox, Jr. about the ideas and inspiration behind his recently published book, Breakthroughs in Decision Science and Risk Analysis. Focusing on modern advances and innovations...

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