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R Continues Its Rapid Growth

April 7, 2014
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R Continues Its Rapid Growth

This post was kindly contributed by r4stats.com » SAS - go there to comment and to read the full post. I’ve just updated the section below from The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. Note that the overall article is still under construction and all the figure numbers have changed from previous versions. n Growth...
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SAS, SPSS, Stata Users: Learn R from Home April 21

March 11, 2014
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SAS, SPSS, Stata Users: Learn R from Home April 21

Has learning R been driving you a bit crazy? If so, it may be that you’re “lost in translation.” On April 21 and 23, I’ll be teaching a webinar, R for SAS, SPSS and Stata Users. With each R concept, … Continue reading
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Analytics Software Popularity Update: Counting Blogs, Simplifying Job Searches

March 7, 2014
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My latest update to The Popularity of Data Analysis Software is an attempt to use blog counts to estimate the popularity of analytics software. While I was able to greatly broaden the coverage of packages when studying job data, I … Continue reading
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Job Trends in the Analytics Market: New, Improved, now Fortified with C, Java, MATLAB, Python, Julia and Many More!

February 25, 2014
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Job Trends in the Analytics Market: New, Improved, now Fortified with C, Java, MATLAB, Python, Julia and Many More!

I’m expanding the coverage of my article, The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. This is the first installment, which includes a new opening and a greatly expanded analysis of the analytics job market. Here it is, from the abstract onward … Continue reading
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Learn R and/or Data Management from Home January or April

December 11, 2013
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Learn R and/or Data Management from Home January or April

If you want to learn R, or improve your current R skills, join me for two workshops that I’m offering through Revolution Analytics in January and April. If you already know another analytics package, the workshop, Intro to R for … Continue reading
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Some popular regression procedures in SAS/STAT

October 23, 2013
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Some popular regression procedures in SAS/STAT

With the new release of PROC ADAPTIVEREG in SAS 9.4, the tool belt of regressions in SAS/STAT is almost completed. Hope in the future there will be a designated procedure for k-NN in SAS/STAT.. 
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What R Has Been Missing

October 17, 2013
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What R Has Been Missing

While R has more methods than any other analytics software, it has been missing a crucial feature found in most other packages. SPSS Modeler had it first, way back when they still called it Clementine. Then SAS Institute realized how crucial … Continue reading
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Community Contributors to SAS/STAT

September 18, 2013
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Community Contributors to SAS/STAT

I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail. – Abraham Maslow, The Psychology of Science, 1966 Yes it’s true: since I have a pretty rich collection of SAS list processing macros, I’d like my list container to hold everything...
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