English | ISBN: 0764554239 | 2003 | 384 pages | EPUB | 3 MB
In the numbers explosion all around us in our modern-day dealings, the buzzword is data, as in, Do you have any data to support your claim? The data supported the original hypothesis that . . . and The data bear this out. . . . But the field of statistics is not just about data. Statistics is the entire process involved in gathering evidence to answer questions about the world, in cases where that evidence happens to be numerical data.