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Statistics for Industry, Technology, and Engineering

The Career of a Research Statistician

From Consulting to Theoretical Development

Authors: Zacks, Shelemyahu

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  • Highlights a prominent research statistician’s contributions to problems arising in industry applications
  • Aims to motivate up-and-coming statisticians to consider real-world applications of their research
  • Provides a more complete perspective on statistics, featuring unique insights and historical context on several of the author’s contributions to the field
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This monograph highlights the connection between the theoretical work done by research statisticians and the impact that work has on various industries. Drawing on decades of experience as an industry consultant, the author details how his contributions have had a lasting impact on the field of statistics as a whole. Aspiring statisticians and data scientists will be motivated to find practical applications for their knowledge, as they see how such work can yield breakthroughs in their field.

Each chapter highlights a consulting position the author held that resulted in a significant contribution to statistical theory. Topics covered include tracking processes with change points, estimating common parameters, crossing fields with absorption points, military operations research, sampling surveys, stochastic visibility in random fields, reliability analysis, applied probability, and more. Notable advancements within each of these topics are presented by analyzing the problems facing various industries, and how solving those problems contributed to the development of the field.

The Career of a Research Statistician is ideal for researchers, graduate students, or industry professionals working in statistics. It will be particularly useful for up-and-coming statisticians interested in the promising connection between academia and industry.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-39434-9
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $89.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-39433-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Career of a Research Statistician
Book Subtitle
From Consulting to Theoretical Development
Authors
Series Title
Statistics for Industry, Technology, and Engineering
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-39434-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-39434-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-39433-2
Series ISSN
2662-5555
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 209
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations
Topics