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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...

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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.