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Statistics Roundtable: Different Roads to Take for Data Analysis

Taken from the Spring 2007 Newsletter

by Anderson-Cook, Christine

This article highlights some of the similarities and differences between the frequentist and Bayesian approaches to analyzing data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:Frequentist methods, Bayesian, Likelihood function, Maximum likelihood estimation, Least square estimation, Random variables, Sensitivity analysis, Confidence intervals
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In Praise of the Lowly Histogram

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1992 Newsletter

by Kaminsky, Frank C.; Davis, Robert D.; Burke, Richard J.;

This paper provides a detailed guide on constructing histograms...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-09
  • Keywords:Histogram, Maximum likelihood estimation, Probability density function, Lognormal distribution, Goodness-of-fit test
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Application of Control Charting to Weibull Data

Mini Paper Taken from the Winter 1992 Newsletter

by Stephens, Paul;

This paper presents an example of one possible use of Weibull statistics for quality control with lot type data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-01
  • Keywords:Weibull distribution, Statistical process control, Maximum likelihood estimation, Normal distribution, Joint density function, Control charts, Sample Size, Normal plots, Wilk-Shapiro test, Moving range chat, Hotelling's T2 distribution, Correlation

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