Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Statisticians versus Data Scientist

David Smith at Revolutions (2013) compares statisticians with data scientists as follows:

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Source: Smith, D (2013, May 15), Statistics vs Data Science vs BI, Revolutions.

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1 comment:

Lee Van Slyke said...

I can't judge Smith's comparisons of today's professions, but in the past the statistician's job was different. He, sometimes she, worked on a team, with messy data, with megabytes of data. One of the first projects of casualty insurance statisticians involved more than one million workers compensation 1918.

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