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2012-02-10 08:00:00

Beginning with the February issue, Significance, a magazine about statistics and data in the real world, will publish six issues a year.

2012-02-08 14:35:07

Potentially key fingerprint evidence is currently not being considered due to shortcomings in the way it is reported, according to a report published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association.

2010-11-17 00:01:06

The American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) announce the official launch of the Significance magazine web site, http://www.significancemagazine.org. The web site presents a statistical view of the world in an understandable, engaging format.

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2012-05-02 10:00:05

Significance is a magazine published bimonthly by both the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Established in 2004, this journal features articles on topics of statistical interest presented at a level suited to the general audience. It is not a research journal and articles are not peer-reviewed. As of May 2012, the current editor is Julian Champkin. This publication replaced the Royal Statistical Society’s Series D ‘The Statistician’ journal. As well...

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Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.