Faculty Advisor

Wilbur, Jayson D.

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to forecast the future business of four funeral homes operated by Pillsbury Funeral Homes in the Worcester County area. The statistical knowledge and skills employed in this project include database design, data collection, exploratory data analysis, use of life tables and the US Census data, hypothesis testing and the fitting of linear models for estimation and prediction.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2004

Major

Mathematical Sciences

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences

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