The Current Scope of Applied Statistics
Shigeru KAWASAKI*1 and Hiroe TSUBAKI*2
*1Nihon University College of Economics, 1-3-2 Misaki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
*2The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo
The authors review the historical and current perspectives of development, application and its supporting communities of statistics particularly in the field of official statistics, biometrics, psychometrics and technometrics to clarify their similarities and differences from the viewpoints of the roles in the society.