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## Statistical inferenceThe topics below are usually included in the area ofinterpreting statistical data. A more formal name for this topic is statistical inference.
- Statistical assumptions
- Likelihood principle
- Estimating parameters
- Testing statistical hypotheses
- Revising opinions in statistics
Statistical inference is inference about a population from a random sample drawn from it or, more generally, about a random process from its observed behavior during a finite period of time. It includes:
- point estimation
- interval estimation
- hypothesis testing (or significance testing)
- prediction
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