Welcome to the Statistics Division!

The Statistics Division was formed to serve as a focal point and resource for the quality community, both to help explain and communicate existing statistical methods and motivate development of new or improved tools and techniques. The Statistics Division welcomes statistical practitioners of all levels and fields of application. Learn how to understand your process data with us!


This issue (linked here) includes the following: Feature by Neelam Nakadi: Fit a univariate distribution to the data using R --- ​​​Fitting a statistical distribution to the given data is a bit of an iterative process. When we know the distribution of a data set, we can set some expectations for characterizing a dataset before we actually apply a ... more
Posted by Mindy Hotchkiss on Statistics Division Mar 16, 2023 12:18 PM CDT
The 65th Annual ASA/ASQ Fall Technical Conference (FTC) will be held in Raleigh, NC, on October 4-6, 2023. Call for Abstracts deadline is Feb 28th: https://my.asq.org/communities/files/177/11661 The Fall Technical Conference has long been a forum for both statistics and quality, and is co-sponsored by the American Society for Quality (Chemical ... more
Posted by Mindy Hotchkiss on Statistics Division Feb 24, 2023 11:40 AM CST
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Deadline: April 1 For more information about the program and last year's winners, see Ellis R. Ott Scholarship Provides $7,500 to ‘Quality’ Students | Amstat News . Criteria for Selection - Applicants must be students planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a Master's degree ... more
Posted by Mindy Hotchkiss on Statistics Division Jan 4, 2023 11:48 AM CST

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Ronald Kelley
Greetings, I just received a newsletter from the Statistics Division. Thanks! Along with the exciting news of the ...
Ronald Kelley Aug '19
HI Ronald,

So sorry the first E-zine this month didn't have the link.  I hope you caught it in the second E-zine or saw ...
Jaspal Gill
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Jaspal Gill Sep '21
Mindy Hotchkiss
The Statistics Division traditionally maintained a list of Speakers available to groups for local events, ...
Mindy Hotchkiss Jun '19
HI- so how do I access this Stats Division speaker list?
I'm interested in presenting some stats topics at future ...
Hi Valerie, this sounds like an interesting program. The Statistics Division historically had a speaker list ...
HI- got that list available ? 

Thank you.

Valerie Hassan
Secretary, ASQ Palomar Section 
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Steven Schuelka
Bootstrap Methods and Permutation Tests 1:30pm to 5:30pm We begin with a graphical approach to bootstrapping and ...
Steven Schuelka Aug '22
Jorge Romeu
In this paper we summarize eleven months of pro-bono research on statistical modeling of Covid-19 topics. For ...
Jorge Romeu Jul '21
Mindy Hotchkiss
The Statistics Division is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. If you would like to share a story or ...
Mindy Hotchkiss Apr '19

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Do you have a copy of the STAT Special Edition Newsletter that chronicled its 30th Anniversary? I ...

Steven Schuelka
Advanced Quality Control Methods: CUSUM and EWMA Procedures This course will discuss CUSUM (Cumulative ...
Steven Schuelka Aug '22
Eric Wiedlund
Curious as to what folks have to say regarding the coefficient of variation, its pros and cons. Thanks.
Eric Wiedlund Jul '21
Guiomar Meaders
Hello Everyone, Does anyone know how to develop KPIs, such as OTD, cycle count, using time series? I-MR Chart? Line ...
Guiomar Meaders Dec '21
Dan O'Leary
I’m working on project to set the shelf life of a medical vice. Previous studies have shown no failures, so I’ve ...
Dan O'Leary Oct '20

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  • ASQ Statistics Division Webinars 2023 Statistics Webinars
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