25 Topic Pages Found in Statistics
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##### Arithmetic mean

The mean is a parameter that measures the central location of the distribution of a random variable and is an important statistic that is widely

##### Big data

MaryAnne Gobble writes that the definition of big data is multifaceted, ambiguous, and dynamic, suggesting the term has different meanings between

##### Box plot

A box-and-whisker plot, or box plot, is a tool used to visually display the range, distribution symmetry, and central tendency of a distribution in

##### Census

The term census usually refers to the complete process of preparation, collection, compilation, evaluation, analysis, and dissemination of data on

##### Central place theory

Central place theory, developed by the German geographer Walter Christaller as his doctoral dissertation, Central Places in Southern Germany in 1933,

##### Central tendency

Measures of central tendency are measures of the location of the center or middle of a distribution. However, the definition of “center” or “middle”

##### chart

term referring to maps prepared for marine navigation and for air navigation. All charts show, in some convenient scale , geographic features useful

##### Conditional probability

Conditional probability is a mathematical description of the likelihood that a particular event will take place given the occurrence of a particular

##### Cost benefit analysis

Cost-benefit analysis is an analytical decision support tool for defining and comparing costs and benefits. Cost-benefit analysis shapes a framework

##### Data mining

Modern researchers in various fields are confronted by an unprecedented wealth and complexity of data. However, the results available to these