If you use statistics and need a useful, up-to-date reliable sourcebook that provides simple definitions and explanations of statistical and statistics-related concepts, then look no further than this dictionary. Some 3500 terms are defined, a considerable increase over the first edition. They cover medical, survey, theoretical, applied statistics, etc. In addition, short biographies of over 100 important statisticians are included. The majority of definitions include a reference to a book or article where the user can seek an extended account of a term if required, and many are accompanied by graphical material to aid understanding.