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Rexer Analytics Survey Results
Rexer Analytics has released preliminary results showing the usage of various data science tools. I’ve added the results to my continuouslyupdated article, The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. For your convenience, the new section is repeated below. Surveys of Use One … Continue reading
Learning R: Live Webinar, Interactive SelfPaced, or Site Visit?
My recent blog post, Why R is Hard to Learn, must have hit a nerve as it was read by over 6,000 people in its first two days online. If you’re using R to augment your work in SAS, SPSS … Continue reading
Specifying Variables in R
R has several ways to specify which variables to use in an analysis. Some of the most frustrating errors can result from not understanding the order in which R searches for variables. This post demonstrates that order, hopefully smoothing your … Continue reading
Why R is Hard to Learn
[An updated version of this article is here] The open source R software for analytics has a reputation for being hard to learn. It certainly can be, especially for people who are already familiar with similar packages such as SAS, … Continue reading
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Tagged Analytics, R, SAS, SPSS, Stata, Statistics
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