Noel Weichbrodt will summarize a recent paper that appeared in the ACM Queue, "Statistics for Engineers" (https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2903468) by Heinrich Hartmann. "Statistics for Engineers" surveys common statistical techniques for extracting useful, actionable information from the engineering data we regularly generate and encounter.
About the Author:
Heinrich Hartmann is chief data scientist for Circonus. He earned his PhD in pure mathematics from the University of Bonn (Germany) on geometric aspects of string theory and worked as a researcher for the University of Oxford (UK) afterwards. In 2012 he transitioned into computer science and worked as an independent consultant for a number of different companies and research institutions. He is now leading the development of data analytics for the Circonus monitoring product.
About the Presenter:
Noel Weichbrodt is a software engineer at OpenTable, working on distributed systems that power great dining experiences.