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March General Meeting  

The Golden Bull Restaurant
7 Dalamar Street
Gaithersburg, Maryland  20877

Map to The Golden Bull Restaurant

Mar 15, 2007    6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Washington, DC and Maryland Metro Section 509

Proudly Presents

Dr. N. Reddy Mannur
Operation Research Analyst, Department of Justice
 �Statistical Sampling�

Thursday, March 15, 2007
At the
The Golden Bull Restaurant
Gaithersburg, MD

The cost is $10.00 for members and students or $20.00 for non-members.

Please register by clicking on the above button or by contacting Karen Long at 301-926-0313 or .

Important Notice: ASQ Section 509 is responsible for the meals for all �No shows� at The Golden Bull Restaurant.  Please help us control our losses by notifying our Program Chair Karen Long (301-926-0313 or ) to cancel your dinner prior to the event.  Thank you for your cooperation!

Program Summary:

Statistical sample designs are often employed for data collection in surveys. Deming states that �Sampling is not mere substitution of partial coverage for a total coverage. Sampling is the science and art of controlling and measuring the reliability of useful statistical information through the theory of probability.�

In this presentation, we review some survey sampling techniques, their underlying assumptions and principles primarily within sampling without replacement context, and how these techniques help provide reliability.  These techniques include, some sample designs, computing estimates, sample sizes, and sample selection schemes. The sample selection schemes include simple random sampling, systematic sampling, probability proportional to size sampling, and dollar unit sampling. 

Speaker Biography:  Dr. N. Reddy Mannur

Dr. N. Reddy Mannur earned his Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His Ph.D. thesis is in Implicit Enumeration Methods for solving Binary Integer Linear Programming problem.  While he worked as an assistant professor, he taught a number of statistics courses to engineers, which include Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control and Quality Engineering. There after, he worked for a consulting company Technology Management Application inc., and also for BioServe Biotechnologies Inc., in greater Washington area, before joining in the present job as an Operation Research Analyst at DOJ.  He has worked for DOJ for just over nine years. 

For more program information and directions to the restaurant, please read the announcement flyer below.

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