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Which math/statistics language/application do you most frequently use?(14 Votes)
SPSS  0% -0 Votes
Matlab  21.43% -3 Votes
SAS  0% -0 Votes
FORTRAN  0% -0 Votes
R  14.29% -2 Votes
Minitab  0% -0 Votes
SigmaPlot  0% -0 Votes
Origin  14.29% -2 Votes
The Basic Stats in Excel  28.57% -4 Votes
Other Licensed Software (post which one please)  21.43% -3 Votes
Other Freeware (post which one please)  0% -0 Votes



Which math/statistics language/application do you most frequently use?

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amitkatiyar
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Topic Started by amitkatiyar
on 11/19/2008 3:57 AM   
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There are so many different programs and languages out there to analyse your data


Which do you use and why?


Last edited Jan 26, 2009, 23:19 PM by TheFFM
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sichan
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SPSS seems to work well for me and it produces pretty Kaplan-Meier survival curves.

However, since I'm starting to work with large batches of survival data, it might be time to use something more programmable, like R.



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Recently, the NY Times contained an article on the R. The article can be read here:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/07/technology/business-computing/07program.html



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I don't find it intuitive but Matlab is growing on me..............slowly!

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Hi generally, in routein calculation or test Excel base calculation is done, but in some area where complecated calculation or stastical comparasion is needed (eg Bioavaibility / Bioequivalance studies) SPSS or other software may be used.



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sichan said:
Recently, the NY Times contained an article on the R. The article can be read here: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/07/technology/business-computing/07program.html


Until recently I've always used Origin because it is a standard amoung many electrophysiologists, but with my imaging analysis I have needed something a lot more powerful.  With the help of a very able undergrad, Matlab is becoming my tool of choice but  I'm going to have to give R a look.  If the language is simpler than matlab and the data handling is easy I could become a convert.


Thanks for the info


 


Last edited Jan 27, 2009, 0:10 AM by frasermoss

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I normally tend to use Graphpad Prism on my Mac, both for statistical analysis and for generating publication-quality graphs from the data


http://www.graphpad.com/prism/


It's really good software.



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Prism4 for me. But I'm definitely not doing anything more complicated than a t test. Also, I agree with the last reply, prism is good for pub quality graphs.


 


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Same here. Im stuck on Prism 4 by GraphPad.


Moving this poll to manuscripts preparation forum.


 


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basic EXCEL works well for a basic  mathematic calc for higher calc the others are essential while EXCEL is easy and basic to use others require skill study and practice

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Posted By cfish
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Excel mostly.  Used as much as possible for its ease of use.



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Nice article.  I didn't know the major media is aware of R.  R is my program.


 


sichan said:
Recently, the NY Times contained an article on the R. The article can be read here: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/07/technology/business-computing/07program.html

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Our lab uses origin, but I am more comfortable with SPSS and SAS. We also have recently started to use MatLab for optical imaging data, so I am muddling through the tutorial. I hope that it soon becomes more intuitive, or at least more comprehensible.

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exel is good for basic analysis but in large nos data, it is giving a problem.  sigma plot, simga state and matlab are very goog software for analying statistics data and easily plot a graph. one more software is Prism.  it is also using for ploting graph and giving good result.


 


 


 

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We use sigma plot , SPSS, PRISM minitab and few more uncommon ones.


 

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