Statistics: A Very Short Introduction by David J. Hand

Statistics A Very Short Introduction

 Statistics:A very short introduction by David J. Hand Writer: David J. Hand

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Language: English

Genre: Non-Fiction

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Publish Date: 23 October 2008

Practically every element of modern life is underpinned by statistical concepts and techniques. The study of statistics has become crucial to how we comprehend the world, from randomised clinical trials in medical research to statistical models of risk in the banking and hedge fund sectors to the statistical tools used to search through huge astronomical databases. However, the discipline that underpins all of this is not the dry numbers of common belief. The days of performing laborious calculations are long gone. The computer has transformed the field of statistics today, which uses cutting-edge software tools to analyse numerical data in search of structures, trends, and relationships.