Category Scope 65 Statistics and Probability Includes data sampling and smoothing; Monte Carlo method; time series analysis; and stochastic processes. Definition 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 01 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. NASA Interest 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.  Input Subjects of Specific Interest
