Statistically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

Statistically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

by C.C. Gaither, Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750304014

ISBN-13: 9780750304016

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Statistically Speaking presents a massive collection of quotations pertaining to probability and statistics. Some quotations are profound, others are wise, some are witty, but none are frivolous. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. The book is designed to be entertaining and informative so that you can get a feel for the depth and

Overview

Statistically Speaking presents a massive collection of quotations pertaining to probability and statistics. Some quotations are profound, others are wise, some are witty, but none are frivolous. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. The book is designed to be entertaining and informative so that you can get a feel for the depth and breadth of statistics.

The extensive author and subject indexes provide you with the perfect tools for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure, and you will soon enjoy discovering what others have said on topics ranging from actuaries to variability. Additionally, some quotations are illustrated by amusing cartoons.

This book will be a handy reference for the scientific reader and the wider public interested in who has said what on statistics. Professionals, teachers, and students interested in statistics and probability will also benefit from the gems found in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750304016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Speaking Ser.
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. Actuary. Analysis. Average. Bayesian. Cause and effect. Certainty. Chance. Common sense. Correlation. Data. Definitions. Degrees of freedom. Design of experiments. Dice. Distributions. Error. Experiment. Facts. Forecast. Gambling. Graphics. Hypotheses. Impossible. Infinite. Knowledge. Laws. Likelihood. Measurement. Models. Observations. Order. Outliers. Percentages. Prayer. Prediction. Probability. Probable. Problems. Quality control. Queue. Randomness. Reason. Recursion. Regression. Research. Residuals. Sample. Science. Statistical. Statistician. Statistics. Surveys and questionnaires. Symmetry. Tables. Teaching. Testing. Theory. Truth. Variability. Bibliography. Permissions. Subject by author index. Author by subject index.

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