CSE 270: Statistics and Probability for Manufacturing
This course covers probability and conditional probability for discrete and
continuous random variables, combinations and permutations, joint random
variables, estimation, hypothesis testing, and statistical quality control,
all with a view to applications in manufacturing.
Tuesday, Thursday, 1:00-2:20pm, Room HSS 1106B. Section ID 275124,
- Jay L. Devore, "Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the
Sciences" (Fourth Edition), Duxbury Press, 1995. ISBN 0-534-24264-2.
- Derek Bissell, "Statistical Methods for SPC and TQM," Chapman & Hall, 1994.
ISBN 0-412-39440-5. Required.
- Darrell Huff, "How to Lie with Statistics", W.W. Norton & Co., 1954.
ISBN 0-393-09426-X. Highly recommended.
- Edward Tufte, "The Visual Display of Quantitative Information", Graphics
Press, 1983. Interesting and informative.
Friday, 13 December, 11:30am-2:30pm, Room HSS 1106B.
Your grade will be computed as follows:
Special thanks to Sunil Patel for his efforts as class grader and tutor!
- 25% homework;
- 30% project;
- 15% midterm;
- 30% final.
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3 December 1996.