News tagged with national statistics

Should we sample time series more frequently?

A team of statisticians from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and the Office for National Statistics have been chosen to present a prestigious Read (Discussion) Paper at a plenary session of the Royal Statistical ...

dateSep 07, 2016 in Mathematics
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NIST 3D ballistics research database goes live

It's a staple of the TV-crime drama: a ballistics expert tries to match two bullets using a microscope with a split-screen display. One bullet was recovered from the victim's body and the other was test-fired from a suspect's ...

dateJul 11, 2016 in Engineering
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New report ranks the happiest countries

As heads of state get ready for the United Nations General Assembly in two weeks, the second World Happiness Report further strengthens the case that well-being is a critical component of economic and social development. ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Social Sciences
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