BIG Statistics

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    • Wednesday November 9, 2011 - Thursday November 10, 2011
      10:00 am - 10:59 am
  • Location: ISyE Executive Classroom
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TITLE:   BIG Statistics

SPEAKER:  Dennis K.J. Lin

University Distinguished Professor

Department of Statistics

The Pennsylvania State University


In the past decades, we have witnessed the revolution of information technology. Its impact to statistical research is enormous. This talk attempts to address recent developments and some potential research issues in Business, Industry and Government (BIG) Statistics, with special focus on computer experiment and information systems. An overall introduction and review will be given, followed by specific research potentials. For each subject, the problem will be introduced, some initial results will be presented, and future research problems will be suggested. If time permits, I will also discuss some recent advances in Search Engine and RFID study. Slides of this talk can be downloaded at the website

Brief Bio

Dr. Dennis Lin is a University Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Supply Chain Management at Penn State University, as well as an honorary chair professor at Fudan University. His research interests are quality engineering, industrial statistics, data mining and response surface. He has published over 150 papers in a wide variety of journals. Dr. Lin is an elected fellow of ASA and ASQ, an elected member of ISI, a lifetime member of ICSA, and a fellow of RSS. He is an honorary chair professor for various universities, including a Chang-Jiang Scholar of China at Renmin University, Fudan University, National Chengchi University (Taiwan), and XiAn Statistical Institute (China). Dr. Lin presents several distinguished lectures, including the 2010 Youden Address (FTC) and the 2011 Loutit Address (SSC). He is also the recipient of the 2004 Faculty Scholar Medal Award at Penn State University.

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