65 Statistics and Probability
Includes data sampling and smoothing; Monte Carlo method; time series analysis; and stochastic processes.
Statistic – A quantity calculated from a sample of observations, usually as an estimate of some population parameter such as mean or standard deviation. AGARD Multilingual Aeronautical Dictionary, 1980.
Probability – A real number in the scale 0-1 attached to a random event. It can be related to a long run relative frequency of occurrence or degrees of belief that an event will occur. AGARD Multilingual Aeronautical Dictionary, 1980.
Exhaustive Interest : All statistical and probability theory, sampling techniques, reliability theory and techniques related to aerospace activities, aircraft and spacecraft control, facilities, development, and manufacturing.
Selective Interest : Statistics and probability related to transportation, agriculture, water pollution, and air pollution of possible aerospace interest or application.
Negative Interest : Statistics and probability concerned with banking, housing, home furnishing, and general manufacturing of a nonaerospace nature.
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