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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!


The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality is pleased to announce the availability of $7500 scholarships to support students who are enrolled in, or are accepted into enrollment in, a master’s degree or higher program with a concentration in applied statistics and/or quality management.  This includes the theory and application ... more
Posted by Geoff Farmer on Statistics Division Nov 21, 2020 7:32 AM CST
Valued Statistics Division Member, Our members know the importance of collecting useful data to make informed decisions. The Statistics Division is in need of YOUR input so that our leadership can continue to fulfill your expectations. The survey should take only three minutes of your time. Your answers will be kept 100% confidential and are ... more
Posted by Geoff Farmer on Statistics Division Nov 16, 2020 2:43 PM CST
This issue includes the following: Statistical Process Control Column by Donald J. Wheeler -The Problem of Risk Priority Numbers Risk and Uncertainty Column by Guest Author, Grant Reinman—Uncertainty Quantification Using Bayesian Methods Hypothesis Testing Column by Jim Frost -Understanding Significance Levels Mini Paper by Maria Weese - ... more
Posted by Geoff Farmer on Statistics Division Oct 25, 2020 7:41 AM CDT

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