“Bayesian Statistics "
November 8, 2005
A Presentation by Gary McDonald

The evening Chapter Mtg was combined with a course lecture (at OU) in a course on “Bayesian Statistics”, taught by Gary McDonald, Ph.D.     His course lecture topic that evening was “A Bayes Approach to the Problem of Making Repairs” which was well received.   Dr. McDonald retired from General Motors in 2002 as Director of the Enterprise Systems Laboratory.   Since then, he has held a visiting faculty position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University.  He has a Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics from the Purdue University.   There were 31 attendees (including the students in Dr. McDonald’s class) at the Chapter/class meeting.


Al Shulte giving Gary MacDonalda a certificate of appreciation from the Detroit Chapter