The Statistics Department offers a major or minor in Statistics, a cross-disciplinary studies minor program in Data Science, and a minor in Actuarial Preparation. It also teaches students in programs around the university who need to learn how to analyze data in their discipline or fulfill a general education requirement.
The department engages in research and scholarship and runs a statistical consulting service to assist faculty and student researchers around campus. Research interests also include developing new statistical methodology, pedagogical research, software development, and designing innovative courses and curriculum.
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Senior Projects from 2017
Comparing Baseball Players Using Expected Runs in Shiny, Spencer Rodrigues
Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Claudia Sison
Senior Projects from 2016
Markov League Baseball: Baseball Analysis Using Markov Chains, Victor Joseph Asaro
Senior Projects from 2015
Advanced Topics in Experimental Design, Jason Anderson
Statistical Consulting - Senior Project, Cary Hernandez
Senior Projects from 2014
Viewing the Moon in Infrared, Kyle Beekman
Simulating Influenza Transmission with Network Data, Henry V. Bongiovi
Estimating Uncertainty in Fishing Effort Estimates Using Bootstrapping with a Two-Stage Model, Samantha Nicole Dellinger
Analyzing Alcohol Behavior in San Luis Obispo, Ariana Montes
Hidden Trends in NFL Data, Scott Santor
Cal Poly Women’s Basketball 2013-2014 Shot Selection Analysis, Noah Alexander Zwarg Mr.
Senior Projects from 2013
Examining Introductory Students’ Attitudes in a Randomization-Based Curriculum, Joshua Ryan Beemer
Process Characterization Using Response Surface Methodology, Katherine A. Eng
NBA Salaries: Assessing True Player Value, Michael Ghirardo
Pedestrian Detection Using Image Blending, Hannah Haggerty
Applications of Experimental Design in Engineering and Food Science, Hector R. Herrera