computational statistics


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computational statistics

[‚käm·pyü′tā·shən·əl stə′tis·tiks]
(statistics)
The conversion of statistical algorithms into computer code that can retrieve useful information from large, complex data sets. Also known as statistical computing.
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The strategies discussed are conceptual rather than computational, making the book more accessible; no knowledge of computational statistics is needed.

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