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#### Publisher Comments

**About the Series: **Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, **Very Short Introductions** offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam.

### About the Author

Data Rule Our World. He launched the journal Statistics and Computing, and has been elected President of the Royal Statistical Society for 2008 and 2009. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 1999 and a Fellow of the British Academy in 2003. He has received

various awards and prizes for his research, and acts as a consultant to a wide range of organisations, including governments, banks, pharmaceutical companies, manufacturing industry, and health service providers.

### Product Details

- ISBN:
- 9780199233564
- Binding:
- Trade Paperback
- Publication date:
- 11/01/2008
- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press, USA
- Series info:
- Very Short Introductions
- Language:
- English
- Pages:
- 124
- Height:
- .40IN
- Width:
- 4.30IN
- Thickness:
- .50
- Series:
- Very Short Introductions
- Series Number:
- 196
- Number of Units:
- 1
- Copyright Year:
- 2008
- Series Volume:
- 196
- UPC Code:
- 2800199233566
- Author:
- Author:
- Media Run Time:
- B
- Subject:
- Mathematical statistics
- Subject:
- y
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Probability and Statistics
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Probability & Statistics
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Probabilit
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Probability