# Statistics

Discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.

- Statistics500 related topics

## Statistical population

In statistics, a population is a set of similar items or events which is of interest for some question or experiment.

## Mathematical statistics

Mathematical statistics is the application of probability theory, a branch of mathematics, to statistics, as opposed to techniques for collecting statistical data.

## Statistical dispersion

In statistics, dispersion (also called variability, scatter, or spread) is the extent to which a distribution is stretched or squeezed.

## Probability theory

Branch of mathematics concerned with probability.

Branch of mathematics concerned with probability.

As a mathematical foundation for statistics, probability theory is essential to many human activities that involve quantitative analysis of data.

## Probability distribution

In probability theory and statistics, a probability distribution is the mathematical function that gives the probabilities of occurrence of different possible outcomes for an experiment.

## Correlation

In statistics, correlation or dependence is any statistical relationship, whether causal or not, between two random variables or bivariate data.

## Estimation theory

Estimation theory is a branch of statistics that deals with estimating the values of parameters based on measured empirical data that has a random component.

## Central tendency

In statistics, a central tendency (or measure of central tendency) is a central or typical value for a probability distribution.

## Data mining

Data mining is the process of extracting and discovering patterns in large data sets involving methods at the intersection of machine learning, statistics, and database systems.

## Mathematics

Area of knowledge that includes such topics as numbers , formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and the spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and their changes (calculus and analysis).

Area of knowledge that includes such topics as numbers , formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and the spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and their changes (calculus and analysis).

Some areas of mathematics, such as statistics and game theory, are developed in close correlation with their applications and are often grouped under applied mathematics.