Statistical Software Information - UMass AMherst

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Statistical Software
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"Third Party" Learning and Data Resources




Online Docs

Official Documentation

SAS 9.1
PDF (9.1.3)


Consulting at UMass

Consulting on statistics and statistical software is available through the Biostatistics Consulting Center at University of Massachusetts (BCCUMA) or through Statistical Consulting and Collaboration Services (SCCS).

Software Vendors/Developers' Websites

SPSS Stata Systat Epi Info  

"Third Party" Resources

There are many websites with information on statistics and software use. In addition, you may be able to get answers to specific questions using newsgroups or listservs. If you subscribe to a news group or mailing list, please read posting guidlines and follow the group's etiquette...,

R Site Search Extension

This Firefox extension lets you search R documentation pages from a firefox sidebar. The search includes R packages from CRAN, BioConductor and other sources.


Software Tutorials

The following links imply no endorsement of any particular website, or of the information you may find there.


U of South Carolina


Introduction to R by Venables & Smith (97p.pdf)
R Tips by Paul Johnson
R for Beginners by E. Paradis
(76p. pdf)
Using R for Data Analysis and Graphics by JH Maindonald (99p. pdf)
R for SAS and SPSS Users by Bob Muenchen (80p. pdf)
Quick-R for SAS/SPSS/Stata users

UCLA Statistical Computing Resources
Johns Hopkins Statistical Computing
(links to various others)
U of South Carolina (S-Plus)
University of Michigan Software Help (S-Plus)
"Contributed Documentation" - links to numerous documents about using R for various general or specialized purposes.


UCLA Statistical Computing Resources
U of South Carolina
University of Michigan Software Help


UCLA Statistical Computing Resources


UCLA Statistical Computing Resources
UMASS School of Public Health (click "pdf, 53 pp" to bottom right of photo)


Division of Public Health Surveillance & Informatics (Epi Info)
UCLA Statistical Computing Resources (SUDAAN)
UTAH unix tutorial
UTAH unix command summary


Statistics Tutorials

Introduction to Descriptive Statistics

Statistics Tutorials for Standard Techniques

Chi-Square Tutorial

Multivariate Statistics: An Introduction

Multivariate Statistics: Factor Analysis

Multivariate Statistics: Cluster Analysis

A Brief Look at Reliability

Hyperstat Online: An Introduction to Statistics (Online Textbook)

Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics: Experiments,Tutorials, & Analyses Links to Data Sets, Statistical Tools, Software, & Books

Data Sources

Carnegie Mellon Statlib Index (for statistical software, datasets, and information)

Data Zoo (data from California coastal studies and data-collection programs)

Signal Processing Information Base (for data, newsgroups, bibliographies, etc)

UMass Data Archives (ICPSR and NCHS data maintained by SADRI)

U. of Florida Statistical Reference Datasets

U.S.D.A. Economics and Statistics System (reports and time-series datasets)

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Economics and Statistics System


Statistical Theory and Practice

American Mathematical Society

American Statistical Association

Florida State Mathematics Virtual Library

Jounal of Statistics Education

MCMC preprint archive (Markov Chain Monte Carlo Preprint Service)

Penn State Statistics

Resampling Statistics

UC Berkeley, Dept. of Statistics

UCLA, Dept. of Statistics

U. of Florida, Dept. of Statistics

U. of Florida, Statistics Virtual Library

U. of Michigan Guide to Statistical Resources on Internet

U. of Washington, Dept. of Statistics

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