1. Qui se rapporte aux opérations de la statistique.
2. Nom : Science qui recueille et traite des données selon le principe mathématique de la statistique.
3. (Mathématiques) Étude des phénomènes mettant en jeu un grand nombre d'éléments.
A datum that can be represented numerically.
ETYM Cf. French statistique, German statistik. Related to State.
The branch of mathematics that deals with the relationships among groups of measurements and with the relevance of similarities and differences in those relationships. See also binomial distribution, Monte Carlo method, probability, regression analysis, standard deviation, stochastic.
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. Probability is the branch of statistics dealing with predictions of events.
A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters.