Ou, Chau

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
Business and Economics

Phone: 718-262-5287
Office Location: AC-2B06H
cou@york.cuny.edu

Office Hours  
Tuesday  4:00-6:00 pm 
Thursday  4:00-5:00 pm 

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Columbia University  Operations Research  1974 
MS  Columbia University  Mathematical Statistics  1971 
MS  Taiwan University  Mathematics  1968 
BS  Taiwan University  Mathematics  1966 
Born in Taiwan. Proud to be a graduated of Taiwan University. Served in the Air Force in 1969. Arrived in US in 1969 with only $200 in my pocket, and live in the dorm for five years, and paid monthly rent of $40/mo. Married to a wonder woman for 37 years. Have two terrific children. I Have been teaching at colleges for more than 30 years. Love to teach. Also love classical music, oil painting and tennis. I am a DIY fan at home. I have been the custodian, without pay, of our church since 1997.

Areas of Expertise

Computer Applications in Business
Management Information System
Business Finance
Productions and Operations Management
Business Statistics
Computer Programming
Business Management
Database Management
Systems Design
Quantitative Analysis

Books in Field Of Expertise

Ou, Chau Song. Computer Applications in Business with Microsoft Excel and Access. U.S.: BVT Academic Publishing, Fall 2013. 145.

Ou, Chau Song. Management Information Systems for Small Business with Visual Basic. U.S.: Self, Fall 2008. 131.

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Ou, Chau Song. "An Algorithm for Least Absolute Regression." The Harvard-Radcliffe Mathematics Bulletin. 1 Spring 1994: pp. 14-16.

Ou, Chau Song. "On Measures of Forecasting Techniques." Proceedings of the American Statistical Association. 1 1996: pp. 186-191.

Ou, Chau Song. "A Reusable Framework For Software Design." International Association of Management Proceedings for Computer Sciences. 14, #1 1996: pp. 110-120.

Ou, Chau Song. "A Misconception About Exponential Smoothing." Journal of Business Forecasting. Spring 1997: pp. 14-16.

Ou, Chau Song. "The Applicability and Efficiency of Exponential Smoothing Technique." Proceedings of American Statistical Statistical Association. 1997: .

Ou, Chau Song. "A Reusable Framework for Software Design." International Association of Management 1966 Procedings for Computer Science,. 14 1996: pp.110-120.

Ou, Chau Song. "On Measures of Accuracy of Forecasting Techniques." Proceedings of the American Statistical Association. 1996: pp. 186-191.

Ou, Chau Song. "An Algorithm for Least Absolute Regression." The Harvard-Radicliffe Mathematics Bulletin. Spring 1994: pp. 14-16.

Ou, Chau Song. "Tables of Forecasts." Journal of Business Forecasting. 4 1885: #1,2,3,4.

Ou, Chau Song. "Tables of Forecast." Journal of Business Forecasting. 5 1986: # 1,2,3,4.

Ou, Chau Song. "Tables of Forecast." Journal of Business Forecasting. 6 1987: # 1,2,3,4.

Ou, Chau Song. "Prepare Forecast with Double Exponential Smoothing." Journal of Business Forecasting. 4 1985: pp. 27-29.

Ou, Chau Song. "Some Problems and Solutions in the Analysis of the Time Series Model Y=T*S*C*I." Proceeding of the American Statistical Association. 1984: pp.682-685.

Ou, Chau Song. "Forecasting Tren Dominated Time Series, Least Square vs Double Exponential Smoothing." Proceedings of the American Statistical Association. 1984: pp. 682-685.

Ou, Chau Song. "Popular Misconception Lead to Poor Use fo Forecasts." Journal of Business Forecasting. 2 1983: pp. 8-9.

Ou, Chau Song. "Linear and Non-Linear Estimation." Academic Sinica. 1968: .

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Decomposition of the Trend, Seasonal and Cyclical Factors of the Time Series Model Y=T*S*C*I " 1998: American Statistical Association.

" The Applicability and Efficiency of Exponential Smoothing Techniques " 1997: American Statistical Association.

" On measure of Accuracy of Forecasting Techniques " 1996: American Statistical Association.

" A Reusable Framework for Software Design " 1996: International Association of Management.

" On Ration to Moving Average Method for Time Series Analysis " 1994: Operations Research Society of America.

" Determation of Trend when there Exists Seasonal Effects, Moving Average vs. Double Double Moving Average " 1986: International Association of Business Forecasting.

" The Exixtance of An Optimal Markovian Decision Processes " 1985: Mathematical Programming Society.

" Determination of Tren, A Comparison of the Least Square Error Criterion and the Absolute Error Criterion " 1985: International Symposium on Forecasting.

" An Econometric Model for Development Policy Simulation " 1985: Southern Social Science Association.

" Simulation of Beruit Airport Withdraw " 1984: Operations Research Society of America (ORSA).

" An Econometric Model for Jamaican Economy " 1984: Atlantic Econometric Society.

" Some Problems and Solutions in the Analysis of the Time Series Model Y=T*C*S*I " 1985: American Statistical Association.

" Forecasting Trend Dominated Time Series " 1984: American Statistical Association.

" An Uniqueness Therom in the Markovian Decision Processes " 1984: Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

" On the Weighted Least Square for Forecasting " 1984: Society of Industrial and Applied mathematics (SIAM).

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Columbia University Fellowship: 1969, 1070,1971,1972,1973.

Academic Sinica Fellowship: 1966, 1967.

Grants-In-Aid

New York State Dormitory Authority Grant, Projecting the Local Trafic at Jamaica Terminal. 1999: 5,000.

Microsoft Higher Education Curriculum and Instruction Grant, Evaluation of Widows Software Products. 1997: Free Microsoft Software Products.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Member American Statistical Association: 1980- 2000.

Member Operations Research Society of America: 1981-1998.

Member International Association of Business Forecasting: 1980-1990.

Member Decision Science Institute: 1984-1992.

Member International Association of Managment: 1990-1997.

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Ou, Chau
Associate Professor
Business and Economics