Statistics and Data Science

 

According to Wikipedia May 23, 2016,  Data Science is “an interdisciplinary field about processes and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms, either structured or unstructured, which is a continuation of some of the data analysis fields such as statistics, data mining, and predictive analytics…” 

In our department’s view, Statistics is a crucial and important discipline within the profession now named ‘Data Science’. Our statistics department’s point of view is now widespread and was emphasized in many blogs, forums, articles, and other venues. Some important reading links are: