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# Topic: Applied statistics

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 Statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Statistics is a broad mathematical discipline which studies ways to collect, summarize and draw conclusions from data. In contrast, mathematical statistics (or simply statistical theory) is the subdiscipline of applied mathematics which uses probability theory and analysis to place statistical practice on a firm theoretical basis. The word statistics is also the plural of statistic (singular), which refers to the result of applying a statistical algorithm to a set of data. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Statistics   (1471 words)

 Applied statistics - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Applied statistics is the use of statistics and statistical theory in real-life situations. Anyone committed to empirical observation as a means of knowing the universe about us can apply statistics as a research tool. For example, econometrics makes heavy use of applied statistics to study the economy. open-encyclopedia.com /Applied_statistics   (93 words)

 Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics Applied statistics core sequence: All students would be expected to complete the core sequence in applied statistics: Stat 564 Applied Regression Analysis and Stat 565, 566 Experimental Design: Theory and Methods. The goal of this sequence is to introduce students to fundamentals of applied statistics. Additional applied statistics courses: Beyond the required sequence, the student will be required to complete three or more courses totaling at least 12 credits with the objective of developing a breadth of knowledge in the application of statistical methods within the discipline and in related areas. www.mth.pdx.edu /programs/applied_stat_grad_cert.asp   (849 words)

 Applied statistics -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Applied statistics is the use of (A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters) statistics and (Click link for more info and facts about statistical theory) statistical theory in real-life situations. This obviously includes (A particular branch of scientific knowledge) science but includes (A record or narrative description of past events) history and the (The creation of beautiful or significant things) arts as well. For example, (The application of mathematics and statistics to the study of economic and financial data) econometrics makes heavy use of applied statistics to study the (The system of production and distribution and consumption) economy. www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ap/applied_statistics.htm   (180 words)

 St. Lawrence University: Applied Statistics An interdisciplinary minor in applied statistics is available to students wishing to develop a solid understanding of methods for collecting, analyzing and interpreting data. Course work can be selected from the general statistics courses offered by the mathematics, computer science and statistics department and various disciplinary methods courses offered by the departments of biology, economics, psychology and sociology. An independent study/honors project that involves substantial statistical analysis may also be used as one of the five courses toward an applied statistics minor. web.stlawu.edu /programs/applied_statistics.html   (185 words)

 Penn State Department of Statistics Graduate Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) The Master of Applied Statistics (M.A.S) program is a professional degree designed to provide training in statistics focused on developing data analysis skills, and exploration of all core areas of applied statistics, without going deeply into the mathematical statistics foundations. The Master of Applied Statistics is intended for quantitatively oriented students with bachelors' degrees in agricultural, biological, business, computer, engineering, mathematical, physical or social sciences or a related field. Statistical analysis is also an indispensable component of many industries. www.stat.psu.edu /~jlr/MAS/mainpage.html   (299 words)

 Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) - Journal Information The Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C (Applied Statistics) is a journal of international repute for statisticians both inside and outside the academic world. The journal is concerned with papers which deal with novel solutions to real life statistical problems by adapting or developing methodology, or by demonstrating the proper application of new or existing statstical methods to them. Although papers describing developments in statistical computing driven by practical examples are within its scope, the journal is not concerned with simply numerical illustrations or simulation studies. www.blackwellpublishing.com /journal.asp?ref=0035-9254   (429 words)

 Graduate Catalog, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UMBC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Both the applied mathematics and statistics programs are intended for those students who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree and who have earned the equivalent of a bachelor's or master's degree in mathematics, statistics, or in other mathematically-oriented disciplines. The primary objective of the course is to apply knowledge gained in your graduate program to a number of micro-projects in a way that reflects procedures done in non-academic settings. Multiple regression, partial and multiple correlation, Multi-variate normal distribution, statistical inference for the mean vector and covariance matrix, univariate and multi-variate analysis of variance, principal components, canonical correlation, discriminant analysis, factor analysis, cluster analysis. www.math.umbc.edu /resources/gradcatalog.shtml   (5211 words)

 Centre for Applied Statistics Short courses The Centre for Applied Statistics (CAS) at Lancaster University is presenting a series of short courses in using statistical methods and software. Statistical software is taught on a Windows and Unix platform. Please indicate on the application form if you are interested in applying for on-campus accommodation. www.cas.lancs.ac.uk /short_courses   (527 words)

 Section of Applied Statistics (University of Reading) The Section of Applied Statistics has a long record of excellence in teaching, research and consulting connected with challenging applications of statistics, particularly in the life sciences. As well as academic staff, it is home to the Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit, which is funded by research councils and the pharmaceutical industry, and the Statistical Services Centre, a commercial consulting operation. Research in Applied Statistics is organised broadly into three groups: Statistical Genetics, Medical Statistics and Statistical Modelling, and a number of PhD projects are available in each area. www.rdg.ac.uk /AcaDepts/sn/home.html   (265 words)

 Centre for Applied Statistics Lancaster University The Centre for Applied Statistics is a strong research group within the Mathematics and Statistics Department at Lancaster University. Statistics was awarded 6* by the 2001 RAE. With extensive collaboration internally and externally the Centre's staff are also involved in a range of application areas in the environmental, medical, physical, and social sciences. www.cas.lancs.ac.uk   (312 words)

 NDSU: Graduate Program in Statistics To be admitted with full status into the M.S. program in computer science and statistics, the applicant must satisfy the admission requirements for both the M.S. program in computer science and the M.S. program in applied statistics. The student must first apply to the Graduate School and be accepted in full or conditional status before he/she is eligible for an assistantship in the Department of Statistics. This requirement may be waived and additional courses in statistics substituted upon approval by the advisor and advisory committee. www.ndsu.nodak.edu /ndsu/normann/statistics/graduate   (1107 words)

 The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Statistics University of Oslo, Department of Mathematics, Division of Statistics University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Mathematics and Statistics University of Missouri at Columbia, Department of Statistics www.stat.ufl.edu /vlib/statistics.html   (1518 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Modern Applied Statistics With S-PLUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) S is a powerful environment for the statistical and graphical analysis of data. This book is a guide to using S environments to perform statistical analyses and provides both an introduction to the use of S and a course in modern statistical methods. Readers are assumed to have a basic grounding in statistics, and so the book is intended for would-be users of S-PLUS or R and both students and researchers using statistics. www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0387988254?v=glance   (922 words)

 Industrial and Technology Statistics Group -- Homepage In the Applied Statistics Program, a student may specialize in a specific area of application such as manufacturing statistics, reliability and quality control, simulation, or more traditional areas of statistical research. Graduates typically go on to careers on university facilities in statistics, engineering, or management, as well as in industry or government positions as researchers or consultants. The Ph.D. program of study is determined by the student and his or her advisor. www2.isye.gatech.edu /statistics/index.php   (205 words)

 Department of Statistics, GWU The Department of Statistics at The George Washington University, is the first department of statistics in a college of arts and sciences in the U.S., founded in 1935 with Dr. Frank Weida as chair, and later served by many outstanding statisticians, including Dr. Solomon Kullback, Dr. Jerome Cornfield, and Dr. Samuel Greenhouse. The department continues to produce high quality research in both theoretical and applied areas of Statistics and Probability and the details can be found in the research and publication pages. We offer the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics; M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biostatistics and in Epidemiology, in collaboration with the School of Public Health and Health Services; and a Graduate Certificate in Survey Design and Data Analysis. www.gwu.edu /~stat   (262 words)

 Applied Statistics Unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) The Professor-in-Charge of the Applied Statistics Division for the period 2004-2006 is Scientists of the Applied Statistics Unit (ASU) conduct research in various areas of statistics, mathematics and computer science, with special emphasis on applications. The Applied Statistics Unit is located in the 8th and 9th floors of the Library building, in the main campus of ISI. www.isical.ac.in /~asu   (260 words)

 Penn State Department of Statistics The Department of Statistics at Penn State seeks to fill the Eberly Family Endowed Chair and a faculty position at any rank beginning August 2006. If you are interested in applying for the Provost's Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar Program, please see this information and contact either the department head or the faculty advisor with whom you would be interested in working. C. Rao, Eberly Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Director of the Center for Multivariate Analysis, was awarded the National Medal of Science. www.stat.psu.edu   (198 words)

 The Royal Statistical Society - Welcome to the Royal Statistical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) We are one of the premier statistical societies in the world, with a high international reputation. To nurture the discipline of statistics by publishing a Journal, organising meetings, setting and maintaining professional standards, accrediting university courses and operating examinations. To promote the discipline of statistics by disseminating and encouraging statistical knowledge and good practice with both producers and consumers of statistics, and in society at large. www.rss.org.uk   (186 words)

 Applied and Engineering Statistics - IT&E - George Mason University As such, statistical and probabilistic methods form a cohesive intellectual body of knowledge which is core to the interests of the School of Information Technology and Engineering. Indeed, statistical methods have as their focus the conversion of raw data into information. Thus, statistical methods in many ways are central to the teaching and research missions of the University at large. www.gmu.edu /departments/aes   (119 words)

 Department of Statistics The Department was originally formed in 1964 as the Department of Statistics and Computer Science and remained such until 1984. Our teaching has provided students with a broad foundation in statistical theory and applications. Faculty and graduate students from across the University (and some businesses outside the University) seek our help in conducting their statistical analyses. www.stat.uga.edu   (132 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Modern Applied Statistics with S   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) Readers are assumed to have a basic grounding in statistics, and so the book in intended for would-be users of S-PLUS and both students and researchers using statistics. Professor Ripley holds the Chair of Applied Statistics at the University of Oxford, and is the author of four other books on spatial statistics, simulation, pattern recognition, and neural networks. I have found it to be an indespensible resource when I use R. The authors work through a variety of major topics in statistics and demonstrate the use of S with sample code and datasets. www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0387954570   (912 words)

 Home Page The Applied Probability Trust is a non-profit-making foundation for study and research in the mathematical sciences. The Trust was founded in 1964, with the assistance of the London Mathematical Society, in order to publish the Journal of Applied Probability. The APT has been associated with the School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Sheffield since 1965. www.shef.ac.uk /uni/companies/apt   (170 words)

 Applied Statistics, Inc. Applied Statistics, Inc. (ASI) is the technological leader in providing powerful real-time SPC solutions for your manufacturing enterprise. Regardless of industry, quality control is most effective when applied at the point of production. Our real-time SPC software, Applied Stats, helps you acquire, analyze, and act upon quality metrics at any time during the production process. www.testandmeasurement.com /ecommcenters/appliedstatistics.html   (125 words)

 Statistics and Statistical Graphics Resources Statistical Society of Canada Maintains a page of links to statistics pages, conferences, statistical organizations, government agencies, Canadian university statistics departments, and Case Studies to be explored at annual meetings. Studying statistics (advice) This page is aimed at undergraduates studying statistics for the first time. Discusses a new approach to the introductory statistics course based on the concepts of entities, properties of entities, and relationships between properties of entities. www.math.yorku.ca /SCS/StatResource.html   (7408 words)

 Statistical Science Web: Main Journal List Statistical science in the various applied fields that deal with lifetime data. Statistical Methodology, Elsevier, for the International Indian Statistical Association. Statistics Education Research Journal, International Association for Statistical Education and the International Statistical Institute. www.statsci.org /jourlist.html   (1512 words)

 UCLA Department of Statistics Home Page The UCLA Department of Statistics is seeking applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position. The 12th Annual Spring Research Conference (SRC) on Statistics in Industry and Technology were jointly sponsored by ASA-SPES and IMS and held on June 1-3, 2005 at Park City, Utah. The Department of Statistics at UCLA coordinates undergraduate and graduate statistics teaching and research within the College of Letters and Sciences. www.stat.ucla.edu   (1196 words)

 WWWPAGES\templat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08) The Center for Applied Statistics (CAS) was established in September 1996. Its main tasks include teaching, consultation and research in applied statistics and social science methodology in close cooperation with the academic departments and programs of the university. Faculty Associated with CAS teach the statistics classes offered to students in the Economics, Political Science, Environmental Sciences and Policy and Sociology Departments. www.ceu.hu /cas/cas.html   (183 words)

 Department of Statistics The College of Science and the Department of Statistics hosted an alumni reception on August 9, 2005, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, aboard the riverboat Minneapolis Queen. Many of the attendees were also attending the 2005 Joint Statistical Meetings held at the Convention Center in Minneapolis. Today, he is challenging alumni and friends of the Department of Statistics to invest in the long-term success of the Department. www.stat.purdue.edu   (597 words)

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