Uncategorized

RU : Statistics

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019)

by Hla Min

“Statistics” was offered as an Option by the Economics Department, Rangoon University.

Statistics became a separate Department under the Faculty of Social Science.

Statistics later became a Department of the Institute of Economics.

Saya Dr. Sundaram was the first Professor and Head of the Statistics Department.

Saya Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt succeeded Saya Dr. Sundaram.

U Htin Kyaw (Peter) and U Tun Shwe transferred to UCC as Application Programmer/Analyst.

Saya Dr. Myint Tin transferred to CSO.

U Thet Tun, U Kyaw Myint … were key personnel at National Planning and/or CSO.

There are different flavors of Statistics : Parametric, Non-Parametric, Qualitative, Design of Experiment, …
and Domain dependent (Population, Medical, …)

Some basic operations are

Collect
Organize
Summarize
Present
Analyze

One of the early software is SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Science).

Statistics plays an important part in Data Mining, Big Data, Deep Learning, …

In the early days, some RU students graduated with the Triple Maths option : Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics

Categories: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s