a numerical fact or datum, especially one computed from a sample.
any function of a number of random variables, usually identically distributed, that may be used to estimate a population parameter See also sampling statistic, estimator (sense 2), parameter (sense 3)
adjective 1. of, pertaining to, consisting of, or based on statistics. adjective 1. of or relating to statistics
- Statistical analysis system
language (SAS) A statistical and matrix handling language with PL/I-like syntax. [“A User’s Guide to SAS”, A.J. Barr, SAS Inst 1976]. (1994-12-12)
- Statistical dependence
noun 1. a condition in which two random variables are not independent. X and Y are positively dependent if the conditional probability, P(X|Y), of X given Y is greater than the probability, P(X), of X, or equivalently if P(X&Y) >P(X).P(Y). They are negatively dependent if the inequalities are reversed
noun, Statistics. 1. the condition or state of events or values of being statistically independent.