Statistics is a mathematical science concerned with developing and studying methods for collecting, analyzing, interpreting and presenting numerical data. Statistics develops your imagination and your ability to think strategically and argue clearly. In the modern world the science of statistics is an indispensable part of every sphere of human activity and is extensively applied in framing policies and formulating decisions in a large number of diversified fields covering natural, economical, and physical and social sciences.
This course includes topics on Descriptive Statistics, Probability and its distributions, Data analysis using R, Statistical Inference, Matrix algebra and regression analysis, Analysis of variance, Experimental design, Demography and the papers which deals with industrial statistics like statistical quality Control and operation research.
Mathematics today is a diverse discipline that deals with data, measurements, and observations from science; with inference, deduction, and proof; and with mathematical models of natural phenomena, of human behavior, and of social systems. Mathematics is a fundamental part of human thought and logic, and integral to attempts at understanding the world and ourselves. Mathematics provides an effective way of building mental discipline and encourages logical reasoning and mental rigor. Mathematical literacy is taken to include basic computational skills, quantitative reasoning, spatial ability etc. Mathematics is applied in various fields and disciplines like science, engineering, economics and helps in understanding subjects like music and art. Mathematics is a part of our human cultural heritage, and we have a responsibility to develop that heritage.