Presents the essential information about statistical tests, concepts, and analytical methods in language that is accessible to practitioners and students of the vast community using statistics in medicine, engineering, physical science, life science, social science, and business/economics.
Unabridged reprint of the original ten-volume hardbound edition published between 1988 and 1994 (and cited in the Supplement to Sheehy ), itself an updated and annotated translation of the Soviet Mathematical Encyclopedia
Accessible for all those involved in statistical activities in medicine and health sciences, from health professionals who are not highly trained in statistics, through to fully qualified and experienced statisticians.
Cross-referenced entries that cover a wide range of the most commonly-used terms in mathematics. Accessible to the general reader, the entries range from simple arithmetic terms to higher math, and many are illustrated.
Explores the history of mathematics under a series of themes which raise new questions about what mathematics has been and what it has meant to practice it. It addresses questions of who creates mathematics, who uses it, and how.