### Statistics

Quantitative abstractions of group measurements, such as mean, median and mode. Statistics about groups of individuals are often invoked erroneously to define characteristics of an individual, regardless of contradictory evidence, as in Estimated True Scores.

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data that can be represented numerically

Mathematical techniques for analysing and interpreting numerical data.

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Used in the singular - the area of study that has as its object the collection and arrangement of numerical facts or data, whether relating to human affairs or natural phenomena. Used in the plural - numerical facts or data collected and classified.

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Mathematical techniques for analysing and interpreting numerical data.

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*n]* - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters

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The word 'statistics' is used in several different senses. For example it can be used to refer to a range of techniques and procedures for analysing, interpreting and displaying data. In a second usage, a 'statistic' is defined as a numerical quantity (eg the mean) calculated in a sample ie a numerical summary of sample data. Such statistics are us...

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Collecting and analysing data to make comparisons and see patterns in research results.

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**Sta·tis'tics** * noun* [ Confer French

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** 1.** The science which has to do with the collection and classification of certain facts respecting the condition of the people in a state. [ In this sense gramatica...

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The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...

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*noun* a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters

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Relevant terms: acceptance region, adapted, almost surely, alternative hypothesis, ANOVA, AR, AR(1), ARCH, autoregressive process, b, bandwidth, Bayesian analysis, Bonferroni criterion, bootstrapping, Box-Cox transformation, Cauchy distribution, cdf, characteristic function, chi-square distribution, coefficient of variation, complete, consistent, c...

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(stә-tis´tiks) a collection of numerical data. the mathematical science dealing with the collection, analysis, and interpretation of numerical data using the theory of probability, especially with methods for drawing inferences about characteristics of a population from examination of a random sample...

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• (n.) The science which has to do with the collection and classification of certain facts respecting the condition of the people in a state. • (n.) Classified facts respecting the condition of the people in a state, their health, their longevity, domestic economy, arts, property, and political strength, their resources, the state of the ...

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the science of collecting, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data. Governmental needs for census data as well as information about a variety of ... [15 related articles]

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The branch of mathematics concerned with the manipulation of numerical information. Statistics has two branches: descriptive statistics, dealing with the classification and presentation of data, and inferential or analytical statistics, which studies ways of collecting data, its analysis and interpr...

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statistics, science of collecting and classifying a group of facts according to their relative number and determining certain values that represent characteristics of the group. The most familiar statistical measure is the arithmetic mean, which is an average value for a group of numerical observati...

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The systematic study of quantitative facts, numerical data, comparative materials, obtained through description and interpretation of group phenomena. The method of using and interpreting processes of classification, enumeration, measurement and evaluation of group phenomena. In a restricted sense, the materials, facts or data referring to group .....

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Originally, statistics was the branch of political science dealing with the collection, classification, and discussion of numerical facts relating to the condition of a State or community. Now it is the study of numerical data, their classification and analysis. It embraces every department of activity and knowledge to which numerical comparison ca...

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Type: Term Pronunciation: stă-tis′tiks Definitions: 1. A collection of numeric values, items of information, or other facts that are numerically grouped into definite classes and subject to analysis, particularly analysis of the probability that the resulting empiric findings are due to chance. 2. The science and art of collecting, summa...

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Branch of mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of data. For example, to determine the mean age of the children in a school, a statistically acceptable answer might be obtained by calculating an average based on the ages of a representative sample, consisting, for example, of a random tenth of the pupils from each class. Prob...

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Inevitably, Americans have brought statistics to soccer, a sport in which, traditionally, records have not been particularly plentiful. The theory behind most of the statistics - to plot the shape and progress of a game with figures - is excellent. But soccer is a game that is proving stubbornly resistant to having its portrait drawn in columns of ...

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Mathematical techniques for analyzing and interpreting data.

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Statistics is the study of the collection, organization analysis, interpretation, presentation and organization of data. It deals with all aspects of data including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments. When analyzing data, it is possible to use one of two statistics methodologies: descriptive statistic...

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A branch of mathematics that deals with collecting, reviewing, summarizing, and interpreting data or

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