Autobox Profiled in Sam Savage's Lecture Series



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Dr. Sam L. Savage, Executive Director of and author of The Flaw of Averages, will show how to perform arithmetic with uncertainties in your native spreadsheet just as you would with numbers. The discipline of probability management links such spreadsheets with other analytical tools through standardized data arrays called SIPs.

Additional presenters and topics will include: 

  • Industrial applications: Chevron, Lockheed Martin (via web), and PG&E
  • Risk based budgeting at the City of Redmond WA (via web)
  • Potential application in power utility regulation 
  • Estimating the value of information: Doug Hubbard, author of How to Measure Anything (via web)
  • Video games and mathematics: Keith Devlin, the Executive Director of H-STAR at Stanford University and The Math Guy on NPR's Weekend Edition
  • Web based uncertainty calculators: Ozzie Gooen, Founder of Guesstimate
  • Simulating the future: Dave Reilly, Founder of Autobox (via web)
  • Leveraging your legacy simulation software: Eric Torkia, Founder of Technology Partnerz

Optional Computer Lab

At the end of the course, attendees will have the option to apply the free, newly released 2016 SIPmath tools in a hands-on computer lab using their own laptops.

Other dates and locations: 

  • June 8, Washington D.C.
  • June 9, Chicago, IL

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