THE TOP TEN
REASONS TO BECOME A STATISTICIAN
complete and sufficient.
do it discretely and continuously.
We are right
95% of the time.
legally comment on someone's posterior distribution.
We may not be
normal but we are transformable.
We never have
to say we are certain.
honestly significantly different.
No one wants
PROOF THAT ALL ODD NUMBERS ARE PRIME
Mathmatician -- 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7
is prime, the rest follows by induction.
Statistician -- 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is expermental error so
throw it out, 11 is prime, 13 is prime, the rest follows by induction.
Computer Scientist -- 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is prime, ....