(also biometrics /bʌɪə(ʊ)ˈmɛtrɪks/)
The application of statistical analysis to biological data.
- A natural mathematician, he read psychology and mathematics at Aberdeen before undertaking postgraduate studies in mathematical statistics and biometry.
- Until recently, biometrics was the science of statistically evaluating various aspects of life expectancy.
- Mathematically trained, he was interested both in systematics and biometry.
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