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Research Guides@Tufts

Statistics and Probability as a Discipline: Articles and Databases

Related Research Guides

In addition to the guides listed below, a many research guides list data sources pertinent to a specific discipline or topic.

Definition of Statistics

According to the American Statistical Association, statistics is “science of learning from data, and of measuring, controlling, and communicating uncertainty; and it thereby provides the navigation essential for controlling the course of scientific and societal advances.” This guide focuses statistics as a discipline, separate from the data that it addresses.

Indexes and Abstracts

Journal Collections

Dozens of statistical journals exist and many are in the Tufts Libraries collections.  Relevant journals can be segmented by country of origin; whether they are theoretical or applied; degree of generality versus specificity of topics; and publisher type (professional society, research institute, or commerical publisher).

Sample Publications

Subject Guide

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