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Updates to R GUIs: BlueSky, jamovi, JASP, & RKWard
Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for the R language help beginners get started learning R, help nonprogrammers get their work done, and help teams of programmers and nonprogrammers work together by turning code into menus and dialog boxes. There has been … Continue reading
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Biomedical Data Science Textbook Available
By Bob Hoyt & Bob Muenchen Data science is being used in many ways to improve healthcare and reduce costs. We have written a textbook, Introduction to Biomedical Data Science, to help healthcare professionals understand the topic and to work … Continue reading
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A Comparative Review of the R AnalyticFlow GUI for R
Introduction R AnalyticFlow (RAF) is a free and open source graphical user interface (GUI) for the R language that focuses on beginners looking to pointandclick their way through analyses. What sets it apart from the other halfdozen GUIs for R … Continue reading
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Is Scholarly Use of R Beating SPSS Already?
by Bob Muenchen & Sean MacKinnon One of us (Muenchen) has been tracking The Popularity of Data Science Software using a variety of different approaches. One approach is to use Google Scholar to count the number of scholarly articles found … Continue reading
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New Versions of R GUIs: BlueSky, JASP, jamovi
It has been only two months since I summarized my reviews of pointandclick front ends for R, and it’s already out of date! I have converted that post into a regularlyupdated article and added a plot of total features, which … Continue reading
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Data Science Jobs Report 2019: Python Way Up, Tensorflow Growing Rapidly, R Use Double SAS
In my ongoing quest to track The Popularity of Data Science Software, I’ve just updated my analysis of the job market. To save you from reading the entire tome, I’m reproducing that section here. Continue reading
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Comparing PointandClick Front Ends for R
Now that I’ve completed seven detailed reviews of Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for R, let’s try to compare them. It’s easy enough to count their features and plot them, so let’s start there. Continue reading
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A Comparative Review of the JASP Statistical Software
JASP is a free and open source statistics package that targets beginners looking to pointandclick their way through analyses. This article is one of a series of reviews which aim to help nonprogrammers choose the Graphical User Interface (GUI) for R, which best meets their needs. Continue reading
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Data Science Software Used in Journals: Stat Packages Declining (including R), AI/ML Software Growing
In my neverending quest to track The Popularity of Data Science Software, it’s time to update the section on Scholarly Articles. The rapid growth of R could not go on forever and, as you’ll see below, its use actually declined … Continue reading
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Data Science Software Reviews: Forrester vs. Gartner
In my previous post, I discussed Gartner’s reviews of data science software companies. In this post, I show Forrester’s coverage and discuss how radically different it is. As usual, this post is already integrated into my regularlyupdated article, The Popularity of Data Science Software. Continue reading
Posted in Analytics, Data Science, R, SAS, SPSS, Statistics, Uncategorized
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