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What is Statistics and Who Should Teach it?

Freda Conway
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A (General)
Vol. 139, No. 3 (1976), pp. 385-388
Published by: Wiley for the Royal Statistical Society
DOI: 10.2307/2344843
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2344843
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What is Statistics and Who Should Teach it?
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Abstract

At present the organization of the teaching of statistics presents many problems. It would be convenient to regard statistics as applied mathematics which should be taught in mathematics departments, but this solution requires a radical change in the interpretation of the term applied mathematics.

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