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To R or not to R

My office has recently had some funds open up and we are looking into investing in some statistical software to make our lives easier. We do a lot of work with distribution fitting, Monte Carlo analysis, and regression analysis with data sets that may contain left or right censored data. Unfortunately, we only have a few days to identify the best software package for our buck. Alternatively, the idea has been floated to download the free R software and spend the money on some training to get over the steep learning curve. What program or approach would be the best use of our money?
posted by C'est la D.C. on Aug 12, 2013 - 23 answers

Citation, please.

Is there actual scientific research behind this oft-cited UI response time => human perception table? Or is it just "conventional wisdom." If not, I'd love to see the original research and know how it was conducted.
posted by ignignokt on Jul 22, 2013 - 3 answers

Help a nerdy girl learn R-programming

Anyone know of good online or in-person (in the Philadelphia) training options for R statistical programming? [more inside]
posted by moshimosh on Nov 10, 2011 - 4 answers

Recommendations for an "Intro to R" course in the NYC area

Help me spread my love for R. [more inside]
posted by docgonzo on Apr 21, 2011 - 9 answers

Software for beautiful, interactive data visualization

Do you have recommendations for good data visualization software for the Hans Rosling fan? [more inside]
posted by zresearch on Apr 5, 2011 - 6 answers

Where can I find a simple, step-by-step guide to SAS libraries, importing/exporting, and the SAS Explorer window?

Where can I find a simple, step-by-step guide to SAS libraries, importing/exporting, and the SAS Explorer window? [more inside]
posted by internet_explorer on Jan 22, 2011 - 2 answers

Programs to work with Census data?

How do I create a cross-tab from Census data (SF3)? [more inside]
posted by qldaddy on Oct 30, 2009 - 14 answers

Web-based purdy stats package?

Is there a web-based program for collaborative statistical analysis (preferably with pretty pictures)? [more inside]
posted by grobstein on Apr 20, 2006 - 1 answer

Java package for statistical analysis?

Know of a good, free Java package for basic statistical analysis? [more inside]
posted by gurple on Jan 23, 2006 - 8 answers

Free / open statistical software

Help me find free and/or open-source statistical software. [more inside]
posted by ROU_Xenophobe on Mar 24, 2005 - 11 answers

Should I use MATLAB or GAUSS for statistical analysis?

Does anyone have experience using MATLAB or GAUSS for statistical analysis (specifically for financial modeling)? Pros/Cons/Prices of one or the other.
posted by Frank Grimes on Jan 26, 2004 - 8 answers

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