- Statistical consultant
consultantprovides statistical and research advice and guidance to clients in business, medicine, psychology, law, industry. The role of the statistical consultantvaries from project to project, and can include any or all of the following:
design of experimentsand research studies
* determination of adequate
sample sizeto detect a hypothesized effect
* determination of an adequate sampling procedure for a study, survey or
* supervision of
datacollection to ensure elements of the population are being sampled correctly
* statistical analyses (e.g.,
analysis of variance, regression, etc.) of data to address research hypotheses
* the write-up of statistical results for professional conferences or other presentations
Many universities run statistical consulting services for researchers and students within their institution, and some also offer external consulting on commercial terms.
*Boen, J. R., & Zahn, D. A. (1982). Human Side of Statistical Consulting. Wadsworth Publishing Company.
*Cabrera, J., McDougall, A. (2002). Statistical Consulting. Springer.
*Derr, J. (1999). Statistical Consulting: A Guide to Effective Communication. Duxbury Press.
*Hand, D. J., & Everitt, B.S. (1987). The Statistical Consultant in Action. Cambridge University Press.
* [http://www.amstat.org/sections/cnsl/ Statistical Consulting section] of the
American Statistical Association
* [http://www.rss.org.uk/main.asp?page=1991 Directory of Statistical Consultants] provided by the
Royal Statistical Society
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