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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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Plans also exist for STATS to create, in conjunction with the NHL, an expanded, state-of-the art, in-game graphics solution for use during television broadcasts of NHL games.
STATS Pass provides a quick and easy way to research STATS, Inc.
I am happy to be joining STATS ChipPAC at this exciting point in the company's history," said Jewler.
s flagship fantasy football game, STATS Fantasy Football, will gain a free entry, worth $1,250, into the 2005 National Fantasy Football Championship (NFFC).
ST Assembly Test Services Ltd ("STATS") (Nasdaq:STTS)(SGX:ST Assembly) today announced that the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the "SGX-ST") has given its in-principle approval for the listing and quotation on the SGX-ST of STATS shares to be issued in connection with the previously announced merger (the "Merger") between a subsidiary of STATS and ChipPAC, Inc.
In 2004, STATS will cover 25,000 sporting events in more than 25 professional and collegiate sports.