- Statistical theory
The

**theory of statistics**includes a number of topics:Statistical model s of the sources of data and typical problem formulation:

#Sampling from a finite population

#Measuringobservational error and refining procedures

#Studying statistical relationsPlanning statistical research to measure and controlobservational error :#

Design of experiments to determine treatment effects

#Survey sampling to describe natural populationsSummarizing statistical data in conventional forms (also known asdescriptive statistics )#Choosing

summary statistics to describe a sample

#Fittingprobability distribution s to sample dataInterpreting statistical data is the final objective of all research:#Common assumptions that we make

#Likelihood principle

#Estimating parameters

#Testing statistical hypotheses

#Revising opinions in statistics **ee also***

Probability

*Statistics

*List of statistical topics

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