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Biometrics
2012-05-08 15:11:26

Biometrics is a journal published by the International Biometric Society. It was originally published under the title Biometrics Bulletin when established in 1945. It dropped the Bulletin from its name in 1947. RA Fisher, a notable contributor to the journal, was honored with a memorial edition published in 1964. The journal publishes articles on the application of statistics and mathematics...

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.