## Statistical Links

A sample of sources for statistical algorithms, source code, and data. From here you should be able to find your way to most of the rest of the statistical sites on the web. Currently, these links are organized into the categories General Statistical Archives, Specific Statistical Programs, On-Line Statistical Processing, and Guides and General Information.

General Statistical Archives[Top] [Archives] [Programs] [OnLine Processing] [Guides]

- HotGAMS - Java Interface to GAMS (Guide to Available Math Software)
- FTP dir of NIST Core Math Library (CMLib)
- SciencePlus Group Web Store [commercial products] Includes LISREL/Prelis and more than 30 other applications.
- Comprehensive S-Plus Archive Network
- Comprehensive R Archive Network

Specific Statistical Programs[Top] [Archives] [Programs] [OnLine Processing] [Guides]

- Autobox Home Page

Autobox is a product of Automatic Forecasting Systems, Inc. which can be used to identify and build Box-Jenkins ARIMA and Transfer function models. Models may optionally be selected automatically. Includes graphical analysis tools, automatic intervention detection, and many other features. [for Windows; commercial product]- XlispStat download (ftp)

Lisp-Stat is an extensible statistical computing environment for data analysis, statistical instruction and research, with an emphasis on providing a framework for exploring the use of dynamic graphical methods. XLISP-STAT is a version of Lisp-Stat based on a dialect of Lisp called XLISP.

- StatLib Xlispstat Archive

Boxplot Matrix, Bayesian sensitivity analysis, regression diagnostics using dynamic graphics, routines for the interactive, dynamic, exploratory analysis of survival data, functions and prototypes for fitting generalized linear models, simulate some Markov Chains, functions for the spectral analysis of time series, etc.- ViSta Visual Statistics System [frames]

"ViSta is designed for an audience of users having a very wide range of data analysis sophistication, ranging from novice to expert. ViSta provides seamlessly integrated data analysis environments specifically tailored to the user's level of expertise."- LOCFIT Local Regression & Likelihood

Available for Unix and Windows 95/NT.- EQS Structural Equation Modelling Software

Available for Windows, PowerMac, Unix/Linux, and VMS (Multivariate Software Inc).- TIBCO Spotfire-S-Plus

- Mx Homepage

"Mx is a matrix algebra interpreter and numerical optimizer for structural equation modeling and other types of statistical modeling of data."

- Mx GUI Homepage

A graphical user interface for Mx.- Mx Examples

Examples of using Mx for nonlinear, multi-trait multi-method, missing data, and QTL analysis, plus others.- Multivariate Data Analysis Software

"This is a collection of stand-alone routines, in Fortran (mostly), Java, and C. Sample data sets are available. Indications are given on how to compile, link and run. Download the programs and run on your system."- The Estima Home Page

"RATS (Regression Analysis of Time Series) is a leading econometrics/time-series analysis software package. It is used worldwide by economists and others for analyzing time series and cross sectional data, developing and estimating econometric models, forecasting, and much more." [commercial product]- The Ethnograph Qualitative Research & Data Analysis Software

Text-based qualitative data analysis software [commercial product].- LIMDEP & NLOGIT Information

"A general econometrics program for estimating linear and nonlinear models, limited and qualitative dependent variable models, models for cross section, time series, and panel data." [commercial product]- The R Project for Statistical Computing

"R is `GNU S', a freely available language and environment for statistical computing and graphics which provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques: linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, etc."- Revolution R

Revolution R Community is a free distribution that enhances base R by adding optimized math libraries and ParallelR Lite, a set of packages for parallelizing for loops.

Revolution R Enterprise is a "commercial, enterprise-ready version of R that includes the optimized math libraries, the full ParallelR suite that provides a complete coordination language for parallelizing R, and, on Windows, a full-featured integrated development environment using the Visual Studio isolated shell." They offer "a special opportunity to the Academic Community: A free, single-user version of the Revolution R Enterprise software for qualified educators and students."- OpenMX Advanced Structural Equation Modelling

OpenMx is free and open software for use with R which allows a varieety of advanced multivariate modelling techniques. This software is installed as an R package.- SAS Institute

The SAS Institute Home Page. "The SAS System is an integrated suite of software for enterprise-wide information delivery. The functionality of the system is built around the four data-driven tasks common to virtually any application -- data access, data management, data analysis and data presentation." [commercial product]- SHAZAM

"SHAZAM is a comprehensive computer program for econometricians, statisticians, biometricians, sociometricians, psychometricians, politicometricians and others who use statistical techniques.... The primary strength of SHAZAM is for the estimation and testing of many types of regression models." [commercial product]- SPSS Inc.

Publishers of the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Surveycraft packages. This redirects to ibm.com, the current owner of SPSS. [commercial products]- Numerical Recipes Home Page

Publishers of the Numerical Recipes series of books and software.- GAUSS (Aptech.com)

The GAUSS Mathmematical and Statistical System, fast matrix programming language.- GAUSS Resources & Archive at American University

Includes GAUSS code for public, non-commerical use in the areas of Bayesian Econometrics, Covariance Matrix Estimators, DYNARE, Generalized Method of Moments, Goodness of Fit, Multivariate Statistics, Optimization Routines, PDFs and RNGs, Qualitative Choice Models, Regression, Simulation, Simultaneous Equations Estimation, Time Series, Unit Roots and Cointegration, and Utilities- |STAT Data Analysis Package

"|STAT is a set of about 30 data manipulation and analysis programs developed by Gary Perlman at the University of California, San Diego and at the Wang Institute. The manipulation programs are general utilities that work with other standard programs like sort. The analysis programs compute most widely used statistics." For Unix and DOS.- MacANOVA Homepage

"MacAnova is a free, open source, interactive statistical analysis program for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux written by Gary W. Oehlert and Christopher Bingham, both of the School of Statistics, University of Minnesota. ...its strengths are analysis of variance and related models, matrix algebra, time series analysis (time and frequency domain), and (to a lesser extent) uni- and multi-variate exploratory statistics."- ALSCAL Multidimensional Scaling Program

"ALSCAL performs metric or nonmetric Multidimensional Scaling and Unfolding with individual differences options. It can analyze one or more matrices of dissimilarity or similarity data." Executable for PCs plus Fortran source for other systems.- OpenStat

"OpenStat is a general-purpose statistics package that you can download and install for free. It was originally written as an aid in the teaching of statistics to the students enrolled in a social science program. It has been expanded to provide procedures useful in a wide variety of disciplines. It is not a "finished" product but revised several times a year." OpenStat is available for Windows and Linux.- TK Solver Home Page

"TK Solver is a mathematical modeling platform that simplifies math models into the form of systems of equations and relationships."- PSPP

"PSPP is a program for statistical analysis of sampled data. It is a Free replacement for the proprietary program SPSS, and appears very similar to it with a few exceptions...PSPP is particularly aimed at statisticians, social scientists and students requiring fast convenient analysis of sampled data."

On-Line Statistical Processing[Top] [Archives] [Programs] [OnLine Processing] [Guides]

- General Social Survey

General Social Survey (1972-2006) data in the NESSTAR system for on-line analysis.- American National Election Study

On-line subsetting & statistics, searching, etc.- RWeb: WWW Online Multivariate Analysis System

"NetMul is an online multivariate analysis system. It provides a Web interface to the ADE-4 multivariate analysis software, which allows [you] to use it from Mac, PC and Unix workstations...To use it, you must first download your data set to our anonymous FTP server..."- Simple Interactive Statistical Analysis

"SISA allows you to do statistical analysis directly on the Internet. Click on one of the procedure names below, fill in the form, click the button, and the analysis will take place on the spot."- Globally Accessible Statistical Procedures (G.A.S.P.)

Users need only choose the routine of interest and then enter the data into a form. It's that simple. Results will be returned to the user's browser window. Includes kernel density estimation, exact power of Fisher exact test, exact, unconditional tests of homogeneity (binomial model) or independence (multinomial model) for 2X2 tables, regression, and others. Some procedures require an Java-enabled browser.- UCLA Power Calculator (service is down)

Calculate power for a given sample size and sample size for a given power in a number of different contexts.- Java applets for power and sample size

Use the software on-line or download to your PC.- WebStat/StatCrunch

WebStat is a Java application that provides basic statistics such as regression, comparison of means, and summary statistics, as well as several types of plots, via the WWW. Requires a Java-capable broswer. (Requires registration) [low cost subscription service]

Guides and General Information[Top] [Archives] [Programs] [OnLine Processing] [Guides]

- Statistics and Statistical Graphics Resources

Michael Friendly's links to statistics and statistical graphics resources.- CSCAR (UMich) Home Page

The Center For Statistical Consultation And Research at the University of Michigan.- Multivariate Statistics: A Practical Guide

"This document is set up to allow the user of multivariate statistics to get assistance in the choice of multivariate technique to use and the state the data must be in to use the desired technique. A series of links enable the user to view areas of interest in relation to multivariate statistical theory, use, and application."- Multivariate Software

(A list of) Books and Articles about Structural Modeling using EQS.- WebEc: Mathematical and Quantitative Methods

Links to many economics, statistics, and mathematics resources.- Statistical Resources/Economics (bad link)

Data! Bureau of Labor, Bureau of Census, economic data, business cycle indicators, Commerce Dept., Statistical Abstract, etc.- Statistics & Statistical Graphics Resources

"[A]n annotated, topic-based collection of available resources for statistics, statistical graphics, and computation related to research, data analysis and teaching, now containing over 475 links. (Michael Friendly)"- StatPages Free Statistical Software"This page contains links to free software packages that you can download and install on your computer for stand-alone (offline, non-Internet) computing." Includes links to completely free and free-but-limited applications such as student versions.
- Qualitative Research Text Resources

"[L]inks to full-text papers, theses, and dissertations on the Internet which contain studies of or on qualitative research."- STATLinks: Links to Statistical Resources on the Internet

Links to journals & papers, software, government agencies, associations, information on conventions, meetings, and employment opportunities.- Scientific Data Formats FAQ

Attempts to answer the question: "Where can I find documentation and software for [X] data format?"

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