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Research on Statistical Methods Project
Last Updated Date: 10/04/2010

Since the formation of the Statistical Engineering Division in 1947, division staff, through their interdisciplinary research with NIST scientists … more

Broadband Large-Scale Modeling for Wireless
Last Updated Date: 10/04/2010

Large signal descriptions are now required as wireless networks are pushed beyond the limits of linear analysis. The complexity of the resulting … more

Understanding Internet Performance from the User Perspective Project
Last Updated Date: 10/04/2010

To develop measurement and metrics to quantify performance of the Internet from the Customer viewpoint, NIST/ITL joined Cross Industry Working Team … more

Bayesian Metrology Project
Last Updated Date: 10/04/2010

During the past decade with increased computing power and new research developments, Bayesian statistical methods have become practical in diverse … more

SED Consulting Program
Last Updated Date: 09/28/2010

The Statistical Engineering Division seeks opportunities to collaborate with NIST staff on research projects where optimal experiment design, … more

Uncertainty Estimation in Interlaboratory Studies
Last Updated Date: 09/27/2010

Statistical modeling and analysis of interlaboratory comparisons pose several fundamental questions about determination of the consensus value and … more

An Alternative Approach to Mass Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/17/2010

In anticipation of the redefinition of the kilogram and to avoid a parallel non-SI dissemination system for mass, an alternative approach to mass … more

Using Geodesics in Cell Cytometry
Last Updated Date: 09/15/2010

This  statistical application involves determining the similarity of cell populations based on comparing cell shapes.

Tunable Compression of Wind Tunnel Data
Last Updated Date: 09/12/2010

Measurements of pressures exerted by wind on buildings, as are made in wind-tunnel tests involving model buildings instrumented with pressure … more

Experimental Evaluation of Large-Scale Parallel Measurement Systems
Last Updated Date: 09/10/2010

Measurement systems such as those based on microarrays routinely produce thousands of parallel data sets. This project seeks to develop an … more

Uncertainty analysis for autocorrelated measurement data
Last Updated Date: 09/10/2010

Develop approaches to assess uncertainties for various autocorrelated measurement data.

Use of Bayesian statistics to improve optical measurement uncertainty by combined multi-tool metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/10/2010

Develop a new approach to combine measurements by various reference metrology results in the uncertainty analysis and library-fitting process to … more

Radiative Decay of the Neutron
Last Updated Date: 09/10/2010

Quantum electrodynamics (QED) predicts that a neutron will decay into a proton, electron and anti-neutrino. A small fraction of the time, this … more

Last Updated Date: 09/01/2010

e-FITS ( link currently only accessible to NIST staff ) is a web-based tool used to generate graphs, tables, and random numbers for a large number … more

Critical Current Metrology for Nb3Sn
Last Updated Date: 09/01/2010

The main focus of the project is to develop standard techniques for the measurement of critical current of high-temperature and low-temperature … more

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