Definition of statistician in English: statistician
noun An expert in the preparation and analysis of statistics.
Example sentences
‘Should only statisticians be allowed to handle statistical evidence?’ ‘From 1929 to 1945 he worked as a statistician with the Bureau of Statistics.’ ‘She worked as a statistician in the Central Statistics Office.’ ‘His first post was as a statistician with the United Nations, a post he held from 1954 until 1962.’ ‘So if the statisticians are undercounting labor, productivity may be less impressive than advertised.’ ‘Blinding the research assistant collecting the baseline data and the statistician analysing the data to the group allocation reduced potential bias.’ ‘An independent statistician prepared the randomisation envelopes using a computer based random number generator.’ ‘Because ecological correlations often seem surprisingly high, some statisticians and social scientists think they should be devalued in some way.’ ‘From there to the end, the game was of statistical interest only… for Moorefield statisticians only of course.’ ‘Teams of mathematicians, statisticians, meteorologists, and structural engineers compile the figures.’ ‘The survey was repeated the following year, and statisticians and psychologists performed even more detailed analyses of the data.’ ‘He returned to London, taking up a post as a statistician in the Mercantile and General Investment Company.’ ‘The investigations are believed to be highly complex and involve experts in toxicology, diabetes and orthopaedics as well as statisticians.’ ‘If you suspect a problem but cannot meet this criterion, recommend further review by an expert statistician.’ ‘Since Victorian times, statisticians have largely relied on a very simple statistic - an average - to rank cricketers.’ ‘Psychometricians and other statisticians believe that what we know scientifically is only known with a certain probability.’ ‘Some statisticians bend statistics not because of logistical problems but to promote certain values or products.’ ‘The actual randomisation was provided to the statistician only at the final analysis.’ ‘The statistician who did the analysis was blinded to group and treatment.’ ‘At Cambridge more statisticians were taken on within Mathematics and a Statistical Laboratory was set up within the Mathematics Faculty in 1949.’ Pronunciation: statistician /statɪˈstɪʃn/