About the Author
Bovas Abraham is the former Director of the Institute for Improvement in Quality and Productivity, and is also a professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo. Bovas received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has held visiting positions at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Iowa, and the University of Western Australia. He is the author of the book STATISTICAL METHODS FOR FORECASTING (with Johannes Ledolter) published by Wiley in 1983, and the editor of the volume QUALITY IMPROVEMENT THROUGH STATISTICAL METHODS published by Birkhauser in 1998.
Johannes Ledolter is the John F. Murray Professor of Management Sciences at the University of Iowa, and a Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. His graduate degrees are in Statistics (M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, and M.S. from the University of Vienna). He has held visiting positions at Princeton University and Yale University. He is the author of four books: STATISTICAL METHODS FOR FORECASTING (with Bovas Abraham) published by Wiley in 1983, STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS AND PHYSICAL SCIENTISTS (2nd edition, with Robert V. Hogg) published by Macmillan in 1991, STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL (with Claude W. Burrill) published by Wiley in 1999, and ACHIEVING QUALITY THROUGH CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT (with Claude W. Burrill) published by Wiley in 1999.