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Searchable database of mathematical terms, providing coverage from pure and applied mathematics to statistics. It also covers areas of more general interest, such as fractals, game theory, and chaos.
Includes terms used in computing, mathematics, operational research, and probability, as well as biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field, and coverage of statistical journals and societies.
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The Penguin dictionary of mathematics by John Daintith and R. D. Nelson
Call Number: [Ref] QA5.D35 P46
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Encyclopedic dictionary of mathematics by by the Mathematical Society of Japan ; edited by Kiyosi Itô
Call Number: [Ref] QA5 .I8313
The Cambridge dictionary of statistics by B.S. Everitt
Call Number: [Ref] QA276.14 .E84
Over 3600 terms are defined, covering medical, survey, theoretical, and applied statistics, including computational aspects. Entries are provided for standard and specialized statistical software. In addition, short biographies of over 100 important statisticians are given.