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statistics

  1. methods of collecting and analysing numerical data.
  2. a group of data.

    Businesspeople make considerable use of statistical methods such as collecting SAMPLES in order to make STATISTICAL INFERENCES in such areas as MARKETING RESEARCH and QUALITY CONTROL. They also use government economic data in monitoring changes in the business environment.

statistics

  1. a branch of mathematics that studies the theory and methods of collecting, tabulating and analysing numerical data.
  2. a grouping of data. Economic analysis makes extensive use of economic data, which are subjected to statistical analysis in order to test ECONOMIC THEORIES. See HYPOTHESIS TESTING, ECONOMETRICS.
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Montgomery and Runger offer this applied statistics text for undergraduates, designed to be accessible with one or two semesters of calculus and some matrix algebra.
This is an excellent core or supplemental text for a variety of advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as Statistics for Social Services, Applied Statistics, Quantitative Analysis for Social Services, Statistics for Social Work, Social Science Research, Research Methods, Program Evaluation, and Grant Writing in the departments of counseling, human services, social services, social work, therapeutic recreation, and vocational rehabilitation.
Guay's research interests are in the area of process control, control theory, and applied statistics.
The second one of these, Applied Statistics, is truly a textbook.
But an article in the Annals of Applied Statistics claims that the 'evidence is flawed'.
Yevgeniya Gokun, who is seeking a masters of science degree in applied statistics at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.
National Research Council and the other led by the Chairman of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Theoretical and Applied Statistics.
More than 50% indicated a need for skills in grant writing, applied statistics, and publication.
Special lectures and material on sample surveys, crop-response studies design of experiments, crop forecasting and crop estimations, and some other special topics developed to address the needs of statisticians of Asian and African countries training in applied statistics at the Munich Center for Advanced Training in Applied Statistics for the Developing Countries of Asia, Africa, and Germany also form part of this book.
Editorial includes coverage of AI models, perception and motivation, learning theory, neural network theory, performance measures, applied statistics, system engineering, software simulations and architectures.
o Currently studying applied statistics at Reading University, Tom said: oHere I meet new people all the time.
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