Affiliate Professor

Department of Statistics

Office: Padelford C-310

Office Phone: 206-543-3866

Phone for messages: 206-543-7237

e-mail: fritz at stat dot washington dot edu

or fscholz at u dot washington dot edu

Vordiplom (pre-diploma) in Mathematics and Physics (1965) University of Göttingen, Germany.

Ph.D. in Statistics (1971), Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley,

with thesis on Comparison of Optimal Location Estimators.

Assistant Professor at the UW Mathematics Department 1972-78.

Joined the Applied Statistics Group at Boeing in 1978

Boeing Technical Fellow (1991), retired from Boeing, September 2006.

Fellow of the American Statistical Association (1997).

Bootstrap methods, reliability theory, Weibull analysis, software reliability, statistical tolerancing,

extreme value analysis, quality control.

Keynote address at the Spring Research Conference in Dayton 2003.

Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.

I ran across the following sampling devices at the Museum of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and on the web.

Exhibit Label, Probe 1 , Probe 2 , Probe 3 , Probe 4 , Probe 5

Presumably there is a strong connection to the German term "Stichprobe" for sample.

I have transcribed to LaTeX the unpublished Bell Labroratories Memorandum The Infinitesimal Jackknife by Louis Jaeckel.

- Stat 498B:
*Industrial Statistics*: Spring 2008

- Stat 421:
*Applied Statistics and Experimental Design*: Fall 2008

- Stat 425:
*Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics*: Spring 2009

- Stat 311:
*Elements of Statistical Methods*: Spring 2010

- Math/Stat 394: Probability I:
Winter 2019