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A Dictionary of Statistics

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

January 2008; published online January 2008.

Book. Subjects: probability and statistics. 2243 pages.124703 words.

‘...this gem of statistical terms is highly recommended to users of statistics at all levels’ - Significance (the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society)

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Consumer Credit Models

Lyn C. Thomas.

January 2009; published online May 2009.

Book. Subjects: applied mathematics. 400 pages.

Credit scoring — the quantitative and statistical techniques which assess the credit risks when lending to consumers — has been one of the most successful if unsung applications of...

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American Registry for Internet Numbers

Overview page. Subjects: computing.

An American organization, often abbreviated to ARIN, which manages the dispensing of Internet Protocol Addresses to North America, South America, the Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa. It...

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American Statistical Association

Overview page. Subjects: probability and statistics.

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A scientific and educational society founded in 1839 in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the second oldest professional society in the United States. Its current headquarters are...

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America Online hell

Overview page. Subjects: computing.

A collection of computer programs which was used by crackers to carry out unauthorized access to the system run by the Internet service providerAmerica Online (AOL). Also known as AOHell.

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amicable numbers

Overview page. Subjects: mathematics.

A pair of numbers with the property that each is equal to the sum of the positive divisors of the other. (For the purposes of this definition, a number is not included as one of its own...

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amplitude modulation

Overview page. Subjects: computing — media studies.

The process whereby a digital signal is sent over a transmission line by changing the amplitude of a sine wave known as a carrier.

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analog computer

Overview page. Subjects: computing.

A computer that performs computations (such as summation, multiplication, integration, and other operations) by manipulating continuous physical variables that are analogs of the quantities...

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analog device

Overview page. Subjects: mathematics.

A measuring instrument of a continuous quantity which shows the measurement on a continuous scale. For example, the hands of a clock (provided that the second hand moves smoothly).

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analog signal

Overview page. Subjects: computing.

A signal, often a voltage or current, whose amplitude may have any value between limits defined by the associated circuitry. It may represent a measured physical quantity, such as...

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