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number of observations in a given statistical category absolute frequency , frequency
statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected acceptance sampling
table of statistical data actuarial table , statistical table
statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables analysis of variance , ANOVA
branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis biometrics , biometry , biostatistics
Indian physicist who with Albert Einstein proposed statistical laws based on the indistinguishability of particles; led to the description of fundamental particles that later came to be known as bosons Bose , Satyendra N. Bose , Satyendra Nath Bose
(physics) statistical law obeyed by a system of particles whose wave function is not changed when two particles are interchanged (the Pauli exclusion principle does not apply) Bose-Einstein statistics
statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions business index
study of history using economic models and statistical methods cliometrics
statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other correlation , correlational statistics
use of statistical correlation to evaluate the strength of the relations between variables correlational analysis
data processing using sophisticated data search capabilities and statistical algorithms to discover patterns and correlations in large preexisting databases; a way to discover new meaning in data data mining
statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars deflator
statistical difference between one number in set and mean of the set deviation
(chemistry) the total energy in an assembly of molecules is not distributed equally but is distributed around an average value according to a statistical distribution distribution law
economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods econometrician , econometrist
statistical distribution's set of intervals frequency distribution , ogive
ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations frequency , relative frequency
(computer science) a statistical theory dealing with the limits and efficiency of information processing information theory
statistical technique used in glottochronology; used to estimate how long ago different languages evolved from a common source language lexicostatistics
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