Dr. Litteral's research interests include work in the area of forecasting that has resulted in recent journal publications and a book focused on spare parts forecasting, inventory management, and control. Another stream of research is directly related to his teaching activities which include a First Year Seminar offering on the topic of Water as well as the development of the new one semester course in business statistics that will be offered in place of the two semester sequence that has existed for more than a decade. He also leads the assessment and accreditation efforts for the Robins School that are related to the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools and the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business.
Litteral, Lewis A. "Integrating Community Based Learning Group Projects into the First Course in Statistics for Undergraduate Business School Students in a Liberal Arts University", 2011 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Omaha, Nebraska.
Litteral, Lewis A. and Walk, E., Showlater, E., Ewell, P., 2011 SEINFORMS Annual Meeting, SE Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, Myrtle Beach, SC, "Community Based Learning Projects in Business School Courses"
Nezih Altay, Lewis Litteral, Service Parts Management: Demand Forecasting and Inventory Control, Springer-Verlag, 2011, 311
Altay, N., Litteral, L., Rudisill, J. F. Effects of correlation on intermittent demand forecasting and stock control. International Journal of Production Economics. Volume 135, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 275-283
Ellen Walk, Lewis Litteral, The Application of Little's Law to Enrollment Management: Improving Persistence in Part-Time Degree Programs, Palmetto Business and Economic Review, 2010, 38-52
Nezih Altay, Frank Rudisill, Lewis Litteral, Adapting Wright's modification of Holt's method to forecasting intermittent demand, International Journal of Production Economics, 2008, 389-408
Frank J. Rudisill, Lewis Litteral, Capability Ratios: Comparison and Interpretation of Short-term and Overall Indices, International Journal of Quality and Standards, 2008, 67-86
Frank J. Rudisill, Lewis Litteral, Don Walter, "Modified U Charts for Monitoring and Controlling Poisson Attribute Processes", Quality Engineering, 2004, 637-642
Mathematical Science, Operations Research & Statistics
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Community Based Learning
Assessment and Accreditation