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The unspoken hero in statistical quality control: Homer Sarasohn feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Apr 08, 2019

The story of Homer M. Sarasohn is less well known in statistics than it should be. Sarasohn, a gifted American engineer, was the first person to teach the Japanese how to manage a company in post-war...

"The ASA needs to speak up, and I hope we continue to do so": An interview with Ron Wasserstein feature

  • Authors: Alison Oliver, Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Mar 28, 2019

Ronald L. (Ron) Wasserstein is the executive director of the American Statistical Association (ASA). Wasserstein assumed the ASA’s top staff leadership post in August 2007. In this role, Wasserstein...

Big Data and Differential Privacy: Analysis Strategies for Railway Track Engineering: An interview with author Nii O. Attoh-Okine feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Mar 04, 2019

Featuring a practical introduction to state-of-the-art data analysis for railway track engineering, Big Data and Differential Privacy: Analysis Strategies for Railway Track Engineering addresses...

Climate Change: Who You Are Affects What You Believe feature

  • Authors: Allison Goldstein
  • Published Date: Feb 25, 2019

To say climate change is front of mind these days would be putting it mildly. Hotter global temperatures are extending droughts, strengthening hurricanes, worsening wildfires, and flooding coastal...

"The reason I do statistics is I’m interested in so many different things": An interview with Peter Guttorp feature

  • Authors: Alison Oliver, Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Jan 30, 2019

Peter Guttorp is Professor Emeritus of Statistics at University of Washington, Professor at the Norwegian Computing Center, and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Simon Fraser University. He obtained...

Statistics are The Magic behind Disney Resorts feature

  • Authors: Carlos Grajales
  • Published Date: Jan 15, 2019

It is hard to know when Walt Disney, entrepreneur and animation icon, first thought of creating a park. One of the earliest signs of the idea was described by his wife, who recalled that the family...

"From the very beginning, the BBC has made statistics a central feature of its election night coverage:" An interview with Sir John Curtice feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Dec 12, 2018

Sir John Curtice is Senior Research Fellow at NatCen, Professor of Politics at Strathclyde University, and Chief Commentator on the What UK Thinks: EU and What Scotland Thinks websites. He has been a...

Statistically analysing the traffic and meteorological impact of air pollution feature

  • Authors: János Gyarmati-Szabó, Leonid V. Bogachev and Haibo Chen
  • Published Date: Dec 03, 2018

Air pollution is a collective name for various harmful substances in the atmosphere, many of which are caused by human activity (e.g., road traffic and point sources such as households, plants and...

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