THE INTERFACE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND STATISTICS.
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS ASTRONAUTICS CO HUNTINGTON BEACH CALIF WESTERN DIV
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Computer science and statistics have each been separately documented by many books as well as numerous papers. However, the interface of computer science and statistics, the area of their interaction, has been documented only in part. The paper begins characterization of the entire interface by providing a structure and an historical background for it. A structure for the interface is introduced initially, followed by an historical background for the interface presented in two parts. First to be summarized is the evolution of the interface from an interweaving of the mechanical prerequisites to the computer and mathematical prerequisites to computer science and of the foundations for probability and statistics. Development of statistics prior to 1900 then is reviewed. Author
- Statistics and Probability
- Computer Programming and Software