BS ISO 3534-2:2006 - Statistics. Vocabulary and symbols. Applied statistics – BSI British Standards

BS ISO 3534-2:2006

Statistics. Vocabulary and symbols. Applied statistics

Status : Current, Under review   Published : November 2006



This part of ISO 3534 defines applied statistics terms, and expresses them in a conceptual framework in accordance with ISO normative terminology practice. Term entries are arranged
thematically. An alphabetical index is provided. Standardized symbols and abbreviations are defined.

It has been recognized that the acceptance of applied statistics as a means to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of organizations has been hampered by the complexity and confusion introduced by conflicting designation and usage of terms, definitions, abbreviations and symbols.

The two principal purposes of this part of ISO 3534 are, specifically, to establish a common vocabulary for use throughout ISO/TC 69 standards, together with the broader intent to enhance the preciseness, clarity and cohesiveness in the usage/application of applied statistics generally. The mathematical level has deliberately been kept to a low level in order for the content to be made readily comprehensible to the widest possible readership.

ISO 3534-1 and ISO 3534-2 are intended to be compatible. However, ISO 3534-1, on terms used in probability and statistics, is foundational; so, by necessity, it is presented at a more sophisticated mathematical level than ISO 3534-2. As users of this part of ISO 3534 on applied statistics may occasionally consult ISO 3534-1 for certain terms, copious notes and examples in ISO 3534-1 follow selected terms providing colloquial explanations of formal terms.

Standard NumberBS ISO 3534-2:2006
TitleStatistics. Vocabulary and symbols. Applied statistics
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 November 2006
Confirm Date02 June 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 8601, ISO 9000:2005, ISO/IEC Guide 51, ISO 3951-3, ISO 3951-5, ISO/IEC Guide 2, ISO 2859-10, ISO 3951-2, GUM:1995, ISO 2859-1, ISO 10241, ISO 3951-1, ISO 3534-1, ISO 2859-5, VIM:1993, ISO 2859-3, ISO/TR 12783, ISO 31-0, ISO 565, ISO 31-4, ISO 704, ISO 31-3, ISO 2859-4, ISO 2859-2:1985, ISO 31-11, ISO 31-1, ISO 3534-3:1999, ISO 8258
ReplacesBS ISO 3534-2:1993
International RelationshipsISO 3534-2:2006
Draft Superseded By04/30117245 DC98/402979 DC
DescriptorsControl charts, Terminology, Statistics, Inspection, Vocabulary, Statistical quality control, Quality control, Sampling methods, Statistical methods of analysis, Symbols
Title in FrenchStatistique. Vocabulaire et symboles. Statistique appliquee
Title in GermanStatistik. Begriffe und Formelzeichen. Angewandte Statistik
ISBN0 580 49559 0
File Size10.24 MB

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