“Statistics is the language of variation.” I’m sure that is a quote by someone, not me, though. It is true. Statistics is all about variation. In this post let’s explore some of the ways statisticians talk about data and specifically the amount of dispersion in the data. [Read more…]
This is hopefully completely a review. The mastery of basic statistical terms is important as many of the questions on the CRE are statistical in nature and rely on your understanding the terms. Let’s simply review the terms, and do let me know if you have any questions.
Let’s take a random sample from a population. Given a [Read more…]
Role of Reliability Statistics
Generally, I do not talk about statistics before 10am – it’s not polite.
As a reliability professional, statistics is a central feature of the value I bring to the team. And, not just the reliability statistics, all stats. It continues to amaze me how many engineers, scientists, and professionals tend to avoid statistics. [Read more…]