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Quote: Bailar on the relationship between Statistics and Mathematics

;;; statistics is not a branch of mathematics. Indeed so; the whole of applied mathematics is merely a branch of statistics in which random error is reduced to zero. This a quote from Statistician and former associate director of the Census Bureau and ASA President Barbara Bailar (1935 - ). The quote is found in the January 1988 "College Mathematics Journal" as part of her written response to David Moore's article "Should Mathematicians Teach Statistics?."
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-13 21:27:00
Date Last Modified 2009-09-13 22:50:00
Date Of Record Release 2009-09-13 21:27:00
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Author Name Barbara Bailar
Author Organization American Statistical Association
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