Posts Tagged ‘ R ’

R Now Contains 150 Times as Many Commands as SAS

May 22, 2015
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R Now Contains 150 Times as Many Commands as SAS

by Bob Muenchen In my ongoing quest to analyze the world of analytics, I’ve updated the Growth in Capability section of The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. To save you the trouble of foraging through that tome, I’ve pasted it below. … Continue reading
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Import .Rdata to SAS, along with Labels

May 12, 2015
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Import .Rdata to SAS, along with Labels

I didn’t play with SAS/IML for a while. I call it back when I need to read some R format data. Technically, .Rdata is not a data format. It’s rather a big container to hold bunch of R objects: In this example, when a .Rdata is loaded, 3 objects are included where ‘data’(the ‘real’...
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Stata’s Academic Growth Nearly as Fast as R’s

May 11, 2015
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Stata’s Academic Growth Nearly as Fast as R’s

by Bob Muenchen Analytics tools take significant effort to master, so once learned people tend to stick with them for much of their careers. This makes the tools used in academia of particular interest in the study of future trends … Continue reading
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Fastest Growing Software for Scholarly Analytics: Python, R, KNIME…

March 30, 2015
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Fastest Growing Software for Scholarly Analytics: Python, R, KNIME…

In my ongoing quest to “analyze the world of analytics”, I’ve added the following section below to The Popularity of Data Analysis Software: It would be useful to have growth trend graphs for each of the analytics packages I track, … Continue reading
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Google Scholar Finds Far More SPSS Articles; Analytics Forecast Updated

March 26, 2015
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Google Scholar Finds Far More SPSS Articles; Analytics Forecast Updated

Only last August I wrote that among scholars, the use of R had probably exceeded that of SPSS to become their most widely used software for analytics. That forecast was based on Google Scholar searches focused on one year at a … Continue reading
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It’s Analytics Survey Time!

March 20, 2015
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Every other year Rexer Analytics surveys Data Analysts, Predictive Modelers, Data Scientists, Data Miners, and all other types of analytic professionals, students, and academics regarding the software they use.  I then update the main results in The Popularity of Data Analysis … Continue reading
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SAS is #1…In Plans to Discontinue Use

December 30, 2014
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SAS is #1…In Plans to Discontinue Use

I’ve been tracking The Popularity of Data Analysis Software for many years now, and a clear trend is the decline of the market share of the bigger analytics firms, notably SAS and SPSS. Many people have interpreted my comments as implying … Continue reading
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Learning R: Live Webinar, Interactive Self-Paced, or Site Visit?

December 15, 2014
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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
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