from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or employing statistics or the principles of statistics.
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- adj. of or pertaining to statistics
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to statistics; consisting of facts and calculations or such matters: as, statistical tables; statistical information.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to statistics
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Then there’s the statistical error factor ie if 8% is the result and the ‘’statistical” error factor is 3% then the real result could be 11% or as low as 5% hardly a significant number.
The studies that have been done either show opposite or conflicting results or don't achieve what we call statistical significance.
The Tigers are not what you call a statistical juggernaut.
You realize, of course, that any decent statistician can identify and label errors in statistical manipulations that are inserted willfully to present an analysis with a gamed conclusion.
For one, I think policymakers are already too caught up in statistical projections as it is – (did you know the OMB is the most powerful agency in DC?).
Imaginary time is not an "absurd scheme", it is by now a familiar concept in statistical physics of quantum systems, no more controversial than complex numbers in electrical engineering.
A quick college course in statistical analysis would cure you of your, uh, pardon the harshness, IGNORANCE.
Now, I would have to do some research to put that in statistical terms, but I would bet that that is a huge variance!
He also rails against the Big Bang and the use of imaginary time in statistical physics, but that does not mean he understands either astrophysics or thermodynamics.
Although two new surveys out this week give Angle tiny nominal leads, neither is large enough to attain statistical significance, and we continue to consider Nevada very much a toss-up race.
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