Publications of the American Statistical Association, Volume 9

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American Statistical Association, 1905
A scientific and educational journal not only for professional statisticians but also for economists, business executives, research directors, government officials, university professors, and others who are seriously interested in the application of statistical methods to practical problems, in the development of more useful methods, and in the improvement of basic statistical data.

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Halaman 146 - Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana.
Halaman 80 - A calorie is understood to be the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of a kilogram of water one degree centigrade, which, translated into terms of mechanics, equals 423.5 kilogram-metres.
Halaman 198 - The mentally better stock in the nation is not reproducing itself at the same rate as it did of old ; the less able, and the less energetic are more fertile than the better stocks. No scheme of wider or more thorough education will bring up, in the scale of intelligence, hereditary weakness to the level of hereditary strength. The only remedy, if one be possible at all, is to alter the relative fertility of the good and the bad stocks in the community.
Halaman 76 - Annual Report of the National League for the Protection of the Family for 1903 the report of the corresponding secretary, Rev.
Halaman 57 - That after the completion and return of the enumeration and of the work upon the schedules relating to the products of agriculture and to manufacturing and mechanical establishments...
Halaman 22 - For any change in gold will affect all prices in an equal ratio; and if other disturbing causes may be considered proportional to the ratio of change of price they produce in one or more commodities, then all the individual variations of prices will be correctly balanced off against each other in the geometric mean, and the true variation of the value of gold will be detected.
Halaman 21 - Report on wholesale and retail prices in the United Kingdom in 1902, with comparative statistical tables for a series of years.
Halaman 121 - ... led astray by false and pernicious doctrine into the belief that personal interests and ambitions, a high standard of ease, comfort, and luxury, are the essential aims of life...
Halaman 149 - OF STATISTICS. On July 1, 1903, the Division of Statistics of this Department, which is the oldest distinctively statistical agency of the Government, antedating by a score of years the creation of this Department, received the broader organization of a bureau. As now organized the Bureau of Statistics includes a Division of Domestic Crop Reports, a Division of Foreign Markets, and a Miscellaneous Division, which conducts special investigations and collects statistics on rural economics. The work...
Halaman 217 - This will give a straight line. With an unequal distribution, the curves will always begin and end in the same points as with an equal distribution, but they will be bent in the middle; and the rule of interpretation will be, as the bow is bent, concentration increases.

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