Definition of statistician
: one versed in or engaged in compiling statistics
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In the 1980s, statisticians pioneered a technique called a generalized additive model (GAM).
Three out of four woman got prenatal care in their first trimester, noted Michelle J.K. Osterman, a co-author of the report and statistician.
Statisticians also tallied 0.2 births per 1,000 girls ages 10 to 14.
Coaches/statisticians who have not reported their team's stats can email firstname.lastname@example.org to have their players added.
Sometime in the years before 1913, Hoffman, the in–house statistician for the Prudential Insurance Company of America, began noticing something odd.
The technology works by combining information recorded by an on-court statistician with data from an array of different sensors.
Statisticians say that’s to be expected, with the hope that the average balances will go up in time.
But because of the relatively small number of newborn heart surgeries at St. Christopher’s, statisticians found that the difference from the national average could be explained by chance.
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Definition of statistician for English Language Learners
: a person who collects and studies statistics
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