Terms from Statistics for HCI: Making Sense of Quantitative Data

A down-to-earth way of looking at statistics: if a frequentist says the chance of a coin landing heads is 50:50, they mean that if they keep on tossing the coin again and again and again, on average, after many many tosses, the ratio of heads to tails will be about 50:50. Contrast with formalist and idealist.

Defined on page 7

Used on pages 7, 8