The aim of this book is multidimensional: a) to assist reviving Statistics schooling in lots of elements within the world the place it is in disaster. For the primary time authors from many creating nations have a chance to write down along with probably the most outstanding world authorities. The editor has spent a number of years looking for probably the most respected statisticians everywhere in the world. International contributors are both presidents of the local statistical societies, or head of the Statistics division on the primary college, or probably the most distinguished statisticians of their nations. b) to allow any non-statistician to acquire fast and but complete and extremely comprehensible view on sure statistical time period, technique or software c) to allow all of the researchers, managers and practicioners to refresh their information in Statistics, particularly in sure controversial fields. d) to revive curiosity in statistics amongst college students, since they may see its usefulness and relevance in virtually all branches of Science.