real world

Terms from Statistics for HCI: Making Sense of Quantitative Data

At a practical level, actual things and happenings as opposed to more theoretical or mathematical abstractions. However, what is 'real' in statistics has a variety of philosophical meanings, from concrete events to more idealised notions such as the 'typical user' of a system.

Used on pages 3, 4, 5, 8, 29, 57, 58, 59, 72, 98, 118