Recent Publications
Research Interests
Courses Taught
Other Information
Back to MS/IS



Operations Research and Management Science


Statistical Analysis for Business


Statistical Quality Control


Optimization Methods



Free Narrated PowerPoint Lectures in Statistics for Business and Economics



Zip files with inroductory PowerPoint statistics lectures

Hint: To obtain connected animated narration, activate the slides play option or rename the PPT files ro PPS files.


Preparation for Statistical Inference

Introduction to Minitab   


Lecture_1  Descriptive Statistics, Part 1: Basic Concepts


 Lecture_2  Descriptive statistics, Part 2: Basic Concepts


Lecture_3  Descriptive Statistics, Part 3: Graphical Presentation--


Lecture_4  Introduction to Probability --  


Lecture_5  Introduction to Discrete Probability Distributions--


Lecture_6  Counting Rules and the Binomial Probability Distribution


Lecture_7  Operations on  Expected Values and Variances;


                               Introduction to Continuous Probability Distributions--


Lecture_8  The Normal Probability Distribution--


Lecture_9   Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution-

Sampling Theory


Lecture_1 0   Introduction to Sampling Theory  -- 


Lecture_11  Central Limit Theorem  --  


Lecture_12  Assorted Sampling Distributions  --  

Confidence Intervals


Lecture_13  Introduction   -- 


Lecture_14  Various Intervals & Techniques  --  


Lecture_15  More Confidence Intervals  --  


Lecture 16  Brief Overview of Sampling Methods   -- 

Hypothesis Testing


Lecture_17 Introduction  -- 


Lecture_18  More Hypothesis Tests  --  


Lecture_19  Hypothesis Tests on Two Populations  --  


Lecture_20  Chi-squared Tests  --  

Linear Regression


Lecture_21  Introduction to Simple Linear Regression  -- 


Lecture_22  Regression and Correlation  -- 


Lecture_23  Introduction to Multiple Linear Regression  -- 


Lecture_24  Categorical Variables in Multiple Regression  -- 


Lecture_25  Cautions -- 

Pitfalls in Inferential Statistics

Lecture 26  The Dark Side of Inferential Statistics -- 

 copyright    2003  G.O. Wesolowsky

Contact: George Wesolowsky, Ext.  23948