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(Statistics) (functioning as singular) the branch of statistics that studies data measurable on an ordinal or nominal scale, to which arithmetic operations cannot be applied
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|Noun||1.||nonparametric statistics - the branch of statistics dealing with variables without making assumptions about the form or the parameters of their distribution|
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters