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Tue Mar 7 09:50:06 MST 2006
Hans Fugal wrote:
> I'm no R expert but I have been using it for basic stuff like std dev
> and mean and pretty graphs. It doesn't take all that much to learn how
> to use the basics; the hard part is knowing what's available. But if
> you're just doing specific analyses the internal help is great. (also
> available externally, e.g. in your web browser)
> Go to http://cran.r-project.org/manuals.html and read the introduction
> and import/export docs.
Yeah, I found the docs and found the same thing about the internal
help. R isn't as hard as I had read it was. I think it will work for
whatever I need. My biggest problem now is figuring out exactly which
tests to run. (I'm not a stats expert at all but I think my Boss wants
me to be sometimes.)
> On Fri, 3 Mar 2006 at 15:59 -0700, Dennis wrote:
>> Erik R. Jensen wrote:
>>>>> I need to run some numbers through a few statistical processes and see
>>>>> if I can learn or find anything. Anyone know a good package that will
>>>>> run on Linux that can help? A good program for general statistical
>>>>> calculations would probably be sufficient.
>>> I thought this looked interesting:
>> Well, I installed R and ran the demos. It looks powerful but also has a
>> big learning curve. (Not yet sure I want to invest the time.)
>> Salstat looks promising but it is very up front about how much it isn't
>> done yet. They haven't updated in since 2003 though.
>> I'm looking to plug some vectors of numbers in and be able to find
>> statistically significant portions via a few different test. Chi2,
>> student-T, anova stuff like that.
>> I know OO.o and Excel have some of that ability but they just don't cut
>> it (OO.o is actually really really slow on my machine and I haven't
>> figured out why)
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