July 21, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, PA William B. Fairley, PhD, President of Analysis & Inference, Inc., has been elected a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the world’s largest professional organization of statisticians.
Dr. Fairley co-founded Analysis & Inference, Inc. in 1979 to provide statistical consulting for business, government, non-profits, law firms and individuals. Projects include sampling, data analysis and modeling, forecasting, machine learning, regression analysis, research design, and risk analysis. www.analysisandinference.com
Dr. Fairley’s significant contributions to the use of statistics and probability in legal evidence include:
Over the course of a long career, Dr. Fairley has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, and collaborated with Frederick Mosteller of Harvard University to edit the book Statistics and Public Policy.
ASA Fellowships are highly competitive. The number of recipients each year is limited to one-third of one percent of the membership. Dr. Fairley and other newly chosen Fellows will be recognized at an awards ceremony in August, during the American Statistical Association’s Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore.