# Statistician

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A Statistician is a mathematician who can perform statistical task.

**Context:**- They can (typically) be from the Statistics Discipline.
- They can (typically) be knowledgeable in Statistical Theory.
- They can range from being an Applied Statistician to being a Theoretical Statistician.

**Example(s):****Counter-Example(s):****See:**Statistics Publication.

## References

### 2014

- (Wikipedia, 2014) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statistician Retrieved:2014-9-20.
- A
**statistician**is someone who works with theoretical or applied statistics. The profession exists in both the private and public sectors. It is common to combine statistical knowledge with expertise in other subjects.

- A

- http://www.bls.gov/ooh/math/statisticians.htm
- Statisticians use statistical methods to collect and analyze data and help solve real-world problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields.

### 2009

- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=statistician
- S: (n) statistician, mathematical statistician (a mathematician who specializes in statistics)
- S: (n) statistician, actuary (someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums))

### 2006

- (Mitchell, 2006) ⇒ Tom M. Mitchell. (2006). “The Discipline of Machine Learning." Machine Learning Department technical report CMU-ML-06-108, Carnegie Mellon University.
- A Statistician asks: “What can be inferred from data plus a set of modeling assumptions, with what reliability?”