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Re: st: "analytics"


From   "Jeremy Miles" <jeremy.miles@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: "analytics"
Date   Fri, 28 Dec 2007 11:47:47 -0800

Merriam Webster claims it's from 1590.

http://m-w.com/dictionary/analytics

Which just goes to show.  Although the definition doesn't match the
way that SPSS and SAS use it.

J

On 28/12/2007, David Airey <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
> .
>
> Where did this word come from? It strikes me as one of those words
> that is made up by the business community. Was it? Or was it made up
> by statisticians? Wikipedia and Wiktionary are not satisfying in their
> explanation. The term permeates SAS and SPSS sites pages, but not
> Stata pages. I think that's a good thing.
>
> -Dave
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