Mahmut Parlar, Ph.D.

Distinguished Business-Research Professor and Professor of Management Science


Operations Management Area
DeGroote School of Business (DSB-425), McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4M4 CANADA
1 (905) 525-9140, Ext. 22858 [E-mail]


MBA Teaching Award (2014)   |   President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision (2013)

 

Research Impact and Other Awards

 

Publications  |  Research Program  |  NSERC Discovery (Research) Grants

 

Ph.D. Students  |  Editorial Appointments

 

Interactive Operations Research with Maple  |  Degrees

 

 

Course (and Workshop) Websites

 

Software Installation (and Demo) Videos

 

R, and R Commander (Rcmdr) on Windows

Uninstall R : Uninstall older versions of R, if applicable.

Install R : Install R. < Download link for R >

Install Rcmdr : Install R Commander (Rcmdr). This is done from within R.

 

R, and R Commander (Rcmdr) on Mac

Install R and Rcmdr on Mac : This is a YouTube video prepared by one of our IT personnel. (Thanks, Alex Wang!, <wangal@mcmaster.ca>) It shows the installations of XQuartz, R and then Rcmdr. I hope it works. (I was told that, as an alternative, Mac users can open a Windows partition and install R there, too.)

 

corrplot (An R package for graphing correlation matrices)

Install corrplot : Use InstallRun-corrplot for instructions and Table2.1HousePrices.csv for data.

 

MegaStat on Windows for MFin 604 (Also works on Mac)

Install MegaStat 10.4 : Most recent version of MegaStat. < Download link for MegaStat 10.4 - Windows and Mac >

 

Visual Statistics Examples (MFin 604)

Central Limit Theorem by Visual Statistics, Chapter 8: Properties of Estimators.

Confidence Intervals by Visual Statistics, Chapter 9: One-Sample Hypothesis Tests.

 

2017

 

Fall | Ph.D. (Bus Q782) Dynamic Programming and Optimal Control (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's "Avenue to Learn")

 

Fall | Ph.D. (Bus Q771) Stochastic Processes with Business Applications (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's Avenue to Learn)

 

FallMFin (MFin 604) Statistics with Financial Applications (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's Avenue to Learn)

 

September 23-27EMBA (T711) DONE! Statistics for Analytics [This material will be accesible from Avenue to Learn.]

 

September 11-14 | MBA (L611): DONE! Business Statistics Foundations (MODULE 1: ANALYSIS) [This material is accesible from Avenue to Learn.]

 

September 5 | MFin  (Workshop) DONE! MegaStat, R, and R Commander for Master of Finance students.

 


 

2016

 

FallPh.D. (Bus Q783) Game Theory and Decision Analysis (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's "Avenue to Learn")

 

FallMaster of Finance (MFin 604) Statistics with Financial Applications (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's "Avenue to Learn")

 

September 21, 24, 25 and 26EMBA (T711) Statistics for Analytics [This material will be accesible from Avenue to Learn.]

 

September 12-15 | M.B.A. (Bus L611) : Foundations, MODULE 1: ANALYSIS (Data Analytics/Statistics) [This material is accesible from Avenue to Learn.]

 

September 2 | Master of Finance (Workshop) MegaStat, R, and R Commander for Master of Finance students

 

June 21-23Ph.D. (Workshop)  Business Analytics with R and R Commander (Zaragoza Logistics Centre Summer Academy, Spain)

 


 

2015

 

Fall | M.B.A. (Bus Q600) Applied Statistics for Business (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's "Avenue to Learn")

 

Fall | Ph.D. (Bus Q771) Stochastic Processes with Business Applications (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's "Avenue to Learn")

 

September 3 and 8 | Master of Finance (Workshop) R and R Commander for Master of Finance students

 

July 29, 31 and August 3 | Ph.D. (Workshop) Business Analytics with R and R Commander (National University of Singapore, Decision Sciences)

 


 

2014

 

Fall | M.B.A. (Bus Q600) Applied Statistics for Business (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's "Avenue to Learn")

 

Fall |  Ph.D. (Bus Q783) Game Theory and Decision Analysis (The materials for this course are now on McMaster's "Avenue to Learn")

 

May 9 | Master of Finance (MFin 604) Statistics Workshop (ANOVA and Nonparametric Statistics)

In this three-hour workshop (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in DSB-B107), we will cover the basics of ANOVA and nonparametric statistics.

 

May 1 | Ph.D. Research Day @ DeGroote

Life In The Academia (slides)  |  NRL paper with revisions  |  FT45 list  |  Elevator paper (first page)  |  Free-shipping paper (first page)  |  Periodic report  |  Somerset Maugham

 


 

2013

 

Fall | M.B.A. (Bus Q600) Applied Statistics for Business

 

Fall | Ph.D. (Bus Q771) Stochastic Processes with Business Applications

 


 

2012

 

June | Ph.D. (Workshop): Game-Theoretic Models in Supply Chain Management (Zaragoza Logistics Centre Summer Academy, Spain)

 


 

2011

 

Fall | M.B.A. (Bus O711) Operations Analysis Under Uncertainty