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statistical method

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a value based on observations about some problem that may be tested...

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statistical methods

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 268 words.

Methods of collecting, summarizing, analyzing, and interpreting variable numerical data. Statistical methods can be contrasted with *deterministic methods, which

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statistical method

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 164 words.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a

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statistical method

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 164 words.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a

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statistical method

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 164 words.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a

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statistical method

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 164 words.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a

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Statistical Methods

Christer Samuelsson and Sanja Štajner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics 2nd edition

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Computational Linguistics. 15212 words.

Current mainstream natural language processing tasks rely heavily on the use of statistical methods. This chapter presents statistical methods from their fundamentals to more complex...

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Statistical Methods

John McDonald and G. D. Snooks.

in Domesday Economy

July 1986; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History. 23016 words.

‘Statistical methods’ describes the statistical procedures used in the econometric analysis of Domesday production and fiscal relationships. These include the least squares, maximum...

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Statistical methods

Gail Williams.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 18295 words.

This chapter provides an introduction to statistical methods with illustrative examples from public health and epidemiological research. The chapter begins by distinguishing between a study...

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statistical methods

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi and Anne Kerr.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 276 words.

Methods of collecting, summarizing, analysing, and interpreting variable numerical data. Statistical methods can be contrasted with *deterministic methods, which are appropriate where...

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statistical method

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a value based on observations about some problem that may be tested...

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statistical method

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 164 words.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a value based on observations about some problem that may be tested...

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statistical method

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 164 words.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a value based on observations about some problem that may be tested...

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statistical method

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 164 words.

In modern usage, a method for analysing data based on probability theory. A statistical method permits the calculation of a value based on observations about some problem that may be tested...

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Statistical methods

Gail Williams.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Epidemiology. 19371 words.

Statistics is the study of mathematically based techniques used to collect, analyse, and interpret quantitative data. In public health, this occurs in a complex of biological, clinical,...

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Statistical Methods

Christer Samuelsson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics

January 2005; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Computational Linguistics. 5626 words.

Statistical methods now belong to mainstream natural language processing. They have been successfully applied to virtually all tasks within language processing and neighbouring fields,...

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Basic statistical methods

Jos Twisk.

in Sports Injury Research

November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 9714 words.

Before one can understand and apply the statistical methods that are being used most commonly in sports injury research, an introduction on general statistical principles is needed. This...

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Graphical and Statistical Methods

William R. Nugent.

in Analyzing Single System Design Data

November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. 9557 words.

In this chapter a number of methods that make use of both graphical procedures and statistical methods are described and illustrated. Methods such as trend lines, median lines, and...

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Basic statistical methods

Laura F. White.

in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology. 3301 words.

Statistical methods provide a powerful set of tools to better understand infectious diseases. This chapter discusses the use of statistical methods to better understand transmission...

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Statistical models and methods

in Statistics

October 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 5072 words.

‘Statistical models and methods’ explores the construction of models. Models are a representation of the system being studied. These can be mechanistic, i.e. rooted in an underlying theory,...

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Bivariate Statistical Methods

Karen A. Randolph and Laura L. Myers.

in Basic Statistics in Multivariate Analysis

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. 13003 words.

Chapter 4 reviews bivariate statistical methods used to determine the probability that a relationship found between two variables is based on sampling error. The focus of this review is on...

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