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What is a user-friendly and powerful software package for econometrics modeling?

I would be using such software to run multiple regressions using macroeconomics variables as independent variables to estimate other macroeconomic ones as single dependent variables. I need to be ...
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Experiments for performance testing software

I am looking to run a series of performance tests for a software system across different configurations and determine which combination works best. The software system processes a number of files, ...
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Are there any benchmarks comparing Mahout with older software?

I want to know about Mahout's implementation of classification algorithms - how does its accuracy compare with other large data software? Anyone knows a reference on this? I know about this SAS ...
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Eviews vs R (Statistical Software)

Are there many features in Eviews that R misses? I have heard that especially when dealing with time series R is less extensive than Eviews. Is this true? Which of the two packages contains most ...
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What tools do Machine Learning experts use in the real world?

I'm currently taking a class covering some topics in machine learning. The class is taught in MATLAB using Liblinear so far. I was curious though what kind of tools people used in the real world to ...
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Symbolic matrix algebra software [closed]

just wondering is there a symbolic matrix algebra software like Mathematica that would solve complicated matrix expressions? Many thanks!
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How to do Simple Confirmatory Factory Analysis/SEM in R?

I have a data set consisting of 166 observations on 24 variables (a1, a2, a3, ...
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Freeware similar to MS Access for SQL-less data mining, querying and reporting [closed]

I am looking for freeware similar to MS Access for data mining, querying and reporting without really writing SQL (which I know very well but sometimes I feel lazy and would rather just drag and ...
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Functionality missing in the Python ecosystem but present in R's [closed]

The PyData ecosystem is growing quickly but it still has some important gaps in relation to what one can find in R. I believe some examples are survival analysis and to some extent grammars of ...
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Best statistical solution for text mining

I'd like to choose a statistical solution for the next years which can manage the major forms of text mining analysis, like mood detection. Is there a solution which stands out from others (R, SAS, ...
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Time Series Modeling with Lagged Variables

I have a dataset with columns that represent lagged values of predictors. To illustrate with a simple example, suppose we had car sales data for 3 years and the only predictors available were income ...
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What languages are commonly used in medical statistics?

A doctor friend has asked if I would teach them some basic programming, because they think it will be useful when they start to do research in the future. To give some background - they don't know ...
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Any online software to calculate pvalue of Fisher exact test?

I would like to do a one-sided Fisher´s exact test for an analysis. I have not any statistic software to obtain the pvalues (no SAS, no SPSS). The 2x2 tables are of this type: Do you know any online ...
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STATISTICA 12 for SEM data analysis [closed]

I'm a graduate student pursuing Ph.D. in Information Systems. My dissertation research involves using structural equation modeling (SEM-PLS) as a main data analysis method. After comparing various ...
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Gretl - How to extract sub-series?

I have series with 62 observations. How do I create a series with just the first 26 observations so that I can run an estimation on it? Sorry, really really beginner with gretl. I tried the square ...
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What is the best software for neural network analysis? [closed]

I need to fit a neural network to my data. I used SPSS 21, but I think it's model summary isn't sufficient. I also used R (nnet & neuralnet), it has a poor report and I can't find a good model ...
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Expert forecasting software evaluation

I have question on evaluating forecasting software with expert systems: Are there any objective assessment (not from the manufacturer) on expert forecasting software in the literature? I found two ...
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Managing the experiment loop - experiment organization tool

Here is loop of actions I do very often in my machine learning research: Run an experiment with a certain configuration (a certain classifier with certain settings, etc.). Look at the log file. Try ...
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Unequal Sample Sizes for Two-way Repeated Measures

I have 3 different treatments with the observations of 6 different repetitions. However, all these different treatments (groups) have different numbers of patients. The first group has 26 patients, ...
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Will it be more useful to study Sage+Python or R in statistics? [duplicate]

What are the pros and cons between Sage and Python versus R if I would like to do statistics on Linux? I know that I can use R inside Sage but in what order should I study those programs?
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Software to produce confidence interval error bars from summary statistics without access to the original data

A bit like a box plot. I mean not necessarily the standard upper confidence interval, lower confidence interval, mean, and data range-showing box plots but I mean like a box plot with just the three ...
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Behavioural economics experiment - non parametric test

I wonder if somebody could help with my dissertation project. I am stuck with the analysis and tried to consult a few people but unfortunately they either have limited experience, knowledge or ...
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Inference of the parameters of a linear congruential generator

Is there an R package or other open source software that solves the problem of inferring the parameters of a linear congruential generator? Such inference can be done as e.g. described here in a ...
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Generating Bayesian network graph with dsc file

I'm using a free version of Bayesian network software called Netica. It allows only 15 nodes for the free version. Do you know any other software or R package that generate a kind of graph below using ...
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Is there web-based software to implement snowball sampling?

I want to implement snowball sampling using web-based software. Basically, at the end of the survey, the consumer can choose to provide me some names and emails of other respondents. I would like the ...
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Which variety of Linux is best suited to work with R, SAS, SQL, Matlab? [closed]

Which variety of Linux is best suited to work with R, SAS, SQL, Matlab? Is it Scientific Linux?
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Statistical package that works with sql database

At my firm we have been calculating fundamental stock factors each week for over a decade. We have the performance of each of these factors. I'd like to enhance the statistical analysis of these ...
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Multiple-criteria decision analysis packages for Java

Does any multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA) package/library exist in Java? I work on ABM modelling and need to do use such a package to guide agents in their assessments. Previously I had ...
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Software for working with exponential random graphs

I am looking for software packages for working with exponential random graph models (fitting/generating them and sampling from the graph distributions). I have only found two packages so far, both ...
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Which statistical software is suitable for teaching an undergraduate introductory course of statistics in social sciences?

I am looking for a statistical software package which I can use in an introductory course of statistics for a social science study programme. The students have no prior knowledge of statistics and no ...
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parallelism in data mining softwares

I'm working on a data set for order prediction/classification and a close deadline upcoming. Fortunately, my university has a super-computer with restricted access. I was thinking of using a few nodes ...
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Any R software package that can perform GxE and stability analysis?

I am looking for a software package that can perform stability analysis as done by: Eberhart, S.A. and W.A. Russell, 1966. Stability parameters for comparing varieties. Crop Sci., 6: 36-40. Is a ...
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Gretl - calculate the estimated variance of the residuals

I want to learn the statistics package gretl. My first attempt to do so is to calculate a linear regression model of a set of data: $$y_i = \alpha + \beta x_i + u_i$$ First I want to create a ...
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Program for Sequential Monte Carlo Algorithm

Does anybody has the example of the program which simulates Sequential Monte Carlo Algorithm? In any software. I'm trying to write such kind of program but there constantly are question and problems I ...
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Minitab and output

When you conduct a 1 sample t-test why does minitab only give an upper bound or a lower bound for a confidence interval? So if $H_0: \mu = \mu_0$ and we test $H_a: \mu < \mu_0$ or $H_a: \mu > ...
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Regression for poisson process in R

I have a series of samples of varying length, and the number of bugs created in those time samples. Reading the literature, this is often modeled as a Poisson process. If you write it like: ...
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Program yourself or use data mining toolkit?

I'm quite comfortable using Python and additional ML/Visualization packages for ML and data mining. How does the free data mining software RapidMinder, KNIME, etc. compare to this approach and does it ...
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How can I estimate parameters of a convolution of an exponential and gamma?

Ideally, I would input a one-dimensional array of data, and output the estimates for the three parameters. I'm not very familiar with any statistics software but I have MATLAB (and all of the free ...
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Does anyone know any good open source software for visualizing data from database?

Recently I came across Tableau and tried to visualize the data from database and csv file. The user iterface enables the user to visualize time and spatial data and create plots in an instant. Such ...
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Off-the-shelf conjoint analysis software?

Any recommendations for easy to use and inexpensive software for conjoint analysis? I took graduate level stats more than a decade ago and would prefer something relatively easy to handle.
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R vs STATA which is more valuable to an actuary?

I'm going to school to be an actuary and I am just now starting to learn the basics of different statistical software packages. I have used both STATA and R, and I'm not sure which I like better. If ...
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How do I calculate the p-value for each mutual information?

I've calculated the Mutual Information for my dataset using ARACNE, but I need to get p-values for each Mutual information. How do I calculate them? Is there any software for this calculation?
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WEKA vs RDS (Rule Discovery System)

Between the two data mining software, which is easier to use: WEKA or RDS (Rule Discovery System)? What are the pros and cons of both software?
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Is there any free software for Oden's Ipop?

I'm trying to use software that has an Oden's Ipop Statistics function for testing spatial autocorrelation adjusted for population. I prefer knowing if something is available for FREE. I have ...
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Separation of multiple overlapping normal distributions

The problem is separation of multiple normal distributions of fish length, each normal distribution representing a distinct year class contributing to the overall population in a long-lived species. ...
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Software to compute p-values and Cohen's kappa for 10 by 10 contingency table?

I have a 10 by 10 contingency table with most of my cells = 0, and my total cell count = 70. Is there a statistical package or online calculator which I can use to obtain p-values and Cohen's kappa?
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What are speed differences beetwen ML implementations in different languages?

I am trying to write my own ML library. For speed reasons I started out writing things in C using BLAS, but then I learned that NumPy and Theano also use BLAS. I am wondering if there are huge speed ...
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How do you make forest plot with difference in means and CI?

I have to prepare forest plot for anti-hypertensive drugs. So far, I have seen forest plots that used odds ratios. I have difference in mean change in blood pressure in 2 groups along with 95% ...
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Alternative to SAS Enterprise Guide

Is there any freeware or commercial alternative to SAS EnterpriseGuide? I'm looking mostly for it's ability to save complex structured queries so the statistical libraries are of secondary ...
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What would be the most potent free CAS for mathematical statistics?

I am looking for a free CAS (Computer Algebra System) that is most able to do mathematical statistics. I thought of SAGE, but it doesn't seem to be very powerful. It can't derive t-distribution : ...