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Introduction to Statistical Applications and Software Packages BRIEF INTRODUCTION
Statistics “However brilliant the scientist, data is still the oxygen of science” Prof. Hans Rosling
Statistics The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everybody else's backyard .” -Prof. John Tukey
Statistics and Programming Why programming is important in Statistics? To handle and manage data efficiently To prevent anomaly in the data To automate processes for accuracy and timeliness
Statistics and Programming Charles Babbage, a.k.a. the father of modern computers, is one of the early presidents of the Royal Statistical Society.
Statistics and Programming Technological advancements is a primary cause of data explosion. In the age of data explosion, programming is important in conducting STATISTICS in a MASSIVE SCALE.
Statistics and Programming DID YOU KNOW? There’s a field of statistics called COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS which uses computer-intensive strategies (or computing) in developing new statistical methods. Computer Simulations were used for prediction, data imputation, empirical evaluation etc. Algorithms are developed to carry on different statistical tasks. So many more novel uses of computing and Statistics…
Statistics and Programming Computing is the future of Statistical Sciences

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