Walter A. Shewhart Quote

The fundamental difference between engineering with and without statistics boils down to the difference between the use of a scientific method based upon the concept of laws of nature that do not allow for chance or uncertainty and a scientific method based upon the concepts of laws of probability as an attribute of nature.


University of Pennsylvania Bicentennial Conference, September 16-21, 1940

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The fundamental difference between engineering with and without statistics boils down to the difference between the use of a scientific method based...

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The fundamental difference between engineering with and without statistics boils down to the difference between the use of a scientific method based...

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The fundamental difference between engineering with and without statistics boils down to the difference between the use of a scientific method based...

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The fundamental difference between engineering with and without statistics boils down to the difference between the use of a scientific method based...