Statistics and Statistical Graphics Resources
Statistical Consulting Service and Psychology
Updated: 25 Aug 2004 14:14:17
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This page provides an annotated, topic-based collection of available resources for statistics,
statistical graphics, and computation related to research, data analysis and teaching, now
containing over 580 links. Recently added links are now maintained automatically and indicated
with the icon. There is both some
redundancy (some sites listed more than once, or separate listings for different documents
maintained at a single place), and some unevenness (it reflects my idiosyncratic interests) in
this list, but I hope it's useful nonetheless.
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The page has grown to the point where it should be subdivided and reorganized. That process
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General statistical resources || York stuff || Statistical Associations || Statistics Departments || SAS stuff || SPSS || LispStat || S Plus and R || Minitab || Mathematica || Data Visualization & Statistical
Graphics || Psychology & Psychometrics || Online
courses || Online WWW statistics || Data || Categorical Data Analysis || Other Statistical Packages
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Mainly a collection of similar lists (though with different focus) maintained elsewhere. Look
at one of these if you don't find what you're looking for here.
- WWW Virtual Library: Statistics
Actively maintained lists of statistics departments, associations, data archives, newsgroups,
- StatLib Index . The main entry point to the StatLib
web at CMU. Extensive collections of statistical software, data, etc.
Computing Resources on the Internet . Links to ftp sites, newsgroups, and WWW
docs related to SAS, SPSS, BMDP, etc., from University of Michigan
- National HPCC Software Exchange (NHSE) . This catalog
surveys software currently accessible by following links from the NHSE home page . The
software includes parallel processing tools, numerical libraries, data analysis and
visualization tools, and application libraries and programs relevant to HPCC. Software items
have been abstracted and tagged with indexing keywords.
- Other statistical sites maintained by
Kovacs software. An extensive list of FTP sites and specialized statistical software for
- CTI Statistics
Part of the CTI project to encourage use of learning technology in the UK
- Links related to Statistics
A comprehensive list by J Puranen in Helsinki. Course-related materials are well
- Statistics on the Web . Clay Helberg's annotated compilation of
Statistics links, including a large collection of consulting groups, educational resources
(web courses, online textbooks), publications and publishers, links to statisticians' home
pages. Don't miss his paper, Pitfalls of
WWW Resources and Bibliography - Introductory Statistics: Concepts, Models, and
- StatCodes StatCodes
is a metasite with links to over 200 sites providing free on-line codes implementing
statistical methods that may be useful to astronomers. Methods include time series analysis,
multivariate analysis, censored and truncated data, nonparametric s tatistics, correlation and
regression, Bayesian methods, density estimation and smoothing, image analysis, spatial
statistics, visualization tools, interactive Web tools, and multipurpose statistics
- The AI-GEOSTATS
Gives information about available software & shareware commonly used in spatial
Probability Web: Home
- Statistics Network
- The List of Statistics Email
Mike Fuller's list of statistics email discussion groups and listserv lists.
- Net Benefits - the revolution linking
Statistics and ICT. Provides links to some of the articles in the Net Benefits series in the
journal Teaching Statistics.
Wavelet resources- Karen Murphy's course project page.
Online Journals and Publications
(More listed under Statistical Associations) See also the extensive list
of Statistical Journals (maintained by INRIA)
- Journal of Statistics Education Home Page (and a
European mirror site for
JSE ). The JSE publishes quarterly; articles include novel approaches to teaching of
statistics, interesting data sets used in teaching, etc. [Now taken over by the American
- Journal of Statistical Software
The Journal of Statistical Software is an electronic journal which publishes descriptions of
software useful for statisticians, most (so far) in LispStat, and most with online demos.
- InterStat Online journal: statistics
on the internet. Papers are available in Adobe .pdf format and in PostScript.
- Mathematics On-Line Bookshelf
Publishers information on mathematics books. L128
Statistics Data Analysis The journal of the International Association of Statistical Computing
- Nelson Beebe's Bibliographies
A HUGE collection of BibTeX files available in various formats (html, dvi, ps) on many
subjects, including statistical and computational packages (e.g., BMDP, Mathematica SAS SPSS, S Plus) and several statistical journals
( Applied Statistics, CACM, Computer Graphics, etc).
- Bibliography for Computational
Probability and Statistics
Lists web addresses for all major statistical journals. A long list of general resources,
journal websites, books and journal articles. Many useful links, but no descriptions.
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American Statistical Association What do Florence
Nightingale, Alexander Graham Bell, Herman Hollerith, Andrew Carnegie and Martin van Buren have
SIAM World Wide Web
Server Links to SIAM journals, membership list, books, conferences, etc.
- TeX MACROS SIAM provides
macro packages for TeX, LaTeX, and AMS-TeX for SIAM's journals, books, and conference
- Classification Society of North America Lists
meetings programme; contains WAIS-searchable bibliographies of classification-related journal
- Allstat A UK-based worldwide e-mail broadcast system for the
- International Assoc for Statistical Computing
- Computational Statistics
Statistical Society of Canada Maintains a page of links to statistics pages,
conferences, statistical organizations, government agencies, Canadian university statistics
departments, and Case Studies to be explored at annual meetings.
- Psychometrika, the journal of the Psychometric Society.
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The most extensive list of statistics departments is maintained on the WWW Virtual Library: Statistics . Listed below
are a few with interesting WWW collections.
- York Mathematics &Statistics home page
Their Gauss Lab page provides access
to web resources for a number of statistics courses.
- York Psychology home page
The Psychology Computer lab page has pointers to information on
undergraduate and graduate statistics courses in
- SCS home page York's Statistical
- Our Gallery of Data Visualization
displays some examples of the Best and Worst in statistical graphics, with the view that the
contrast may be useful, inform current practice, and provide some pointers to current work.
- Milestones in the History of Thematic
Cartography, Statistical Graphics and Data Visualization
- Annotated Bibliography of Articles for
the Statistics User. . A collection of references on selected statistical topics, assembled
by Loren McMaster for SCS clients.
- My home page There are many links
here to my work on statistical graphics, SAS macros, and teaching materials.
- Institute for Social Research . The Institute provides
consultation and support services to the University. For researchers from other universities,
government agencies, public organizations and the private sector, the Institute conducts
research projects, provides consultation on research design, and undertakes data collection,
data processing and statistical analysis on a fee-for-service basis.
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- U.Washington Statistics Department WWW Home
Indiana Center for Statistical and Mathematical
Many software user guides and documents on SAS, SPSS, BMDP, LISREL, GLIM, etc
- Memorial Univ. Math &Stats Home Page
- Penn State Department of Statistics
- Cologne Univ Statistics
WWW Pointers to statistical software, discussion groups, datasets, conferences, etc.
- Univ of Michigan's Center for Statistical
Consultation & Research (CSCAR)
SAS stuff, short courses
- University of Chicago Department of
- UCLA Statistics Server Technical report series,
teaching materials, plus the xlispstat archive. More specific links to this material change
frequently, so check back here if you get "Document Not Found".
- Wharton Compstat Web Server
- StatLab Heidelberg A large collection of
technical reports, Project Voyager - an extensible programming environment for statistical
computing and simulation, based on Oberon.
- U Texas, Austin: Statistical Services Offers
a large collection of online documentation (SAS, SPSS, Systat, etc.), FAQs, tutorials, links, etc.
- Statistics Research at Bell
Labs. See also: Ongoing
Research Projects SPlus, Visualization, Trellis and other ATT stats group projects.
- Dept. of Statistics, University of
- University of California,
- BYU Summer
BYU Summer Institute of Applied Statistics
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SAS Institute Inc. The main entry
point to SAS Institute's WWW server. Here are a few locations I find useful:
- Documentation and Publications
Links to publications catalog, Observations, Books by Users, Online Code Samples
- Publications data set index SAS
programs and most data sets from SAS Institute books are avalable by ftp in the directory
containing this index file
- Technical Support Services
Links to all SAS technical support services (FTP access, FAQs, EMITS, TSNEWS, etc.)
- SAS Tech Support "Find Your Answer Here!"
Search a wide variety of SAS tech support databases (usage notes, tips, sample libraries,
- SAS Technical Notes,
indexed by number and category, and searchable
- SAS Notes Through Email
Describes how to search SAS Notes by sending an email message to the search server.
- SAS Sample
Institute FTP Site A large collection of additional SAS programs, macros, technical
- SAS Institute Web
Tools SI's site devoted to tools and techniques for connecting SAS and the WWW, with
documentation, demos, download areas.
- JMP Software: Exploratory Data Analysis
- SAS/Stat R and D pages New stuff under
development in SAS/STAT, with links to techichnical reports, papers, and of course, some
- Statistical Macros from SAS
- SUGI 22--26 (1997--2001)
Proceedings (in PDF form)
SAS Information Guides
- An extensive collection of SAS Information Guides
Introductory guides, SAS procedures, SAS/IML , SAS/GRAPH syntax summaries , sample
programs, etc. at York Univiersity
- Introduction to SAS . A
set of SAS guides covering datasteps, procedures, linear models, multivariate analysis,
macros, by Brian Yandell at Wisconsin.
- Getting started with SAS for
- CSCAR Online SAS Documentation
Using SAS on UNIX . How to run SAS
non-interactively, interactively, or with X-windows
- Generic Printer Setup for SAS/GRAPH
- Various guides for SAS
- SAS Information Guides
A large collection
- SAS Statistical Software
Help documents from USC: SAS on unix, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/CONNECT
- SAS TO SPSS CONVERSION
2 SAS and Back Webpage Notes on converting data between SAS and Excel (both ways)
collected by Don Cram.
- Subsetting and Resampling in SAS
How to do random selection, bootstrapping, and jackknife selection in SAS
- Using PROC MIXED to fit multilevel
models A detailed tutorial paper by Judith Singer (PDF format)
SAS Frequently-Asked Questions. Various FAQ lists are floating around.
None are very comprehensive.
SAS on the WWW
SAS software/macro collections
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- The SPSS web site
- SPSS SPSS Guide and
FAQs from U. Texas
SPSS for Windows
SPSS for Unix
Now independently owned by Systat Software Inc., SYSTAT has excellent capabilities for
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- Lisp-Stat Information Luke
Tierney's Lisp-Stat site. Contains tech reports, documentaion, release notes for latest version
- UCLA xlisp-stat code
- Frederic Udina's WWW server
- Regression Graphics and ARC
Software for Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics and updates to
ARC (formerly: Rcode)
- ViSta - The Visual Statistics System Forrest Young's
ViSta system, based on xlispstat.
- Instructional Regression Modules
Using XLISP-STAT Paper by Anderson &Dayton in JSE, V3N1; presents XLISP-STAT programs
and explanations for three kinds of educational modules relevant to an applied regression
course: new mouse modes, regression surface displays, and dynamic simulations for the sampling
distribution of an estimated regression coefficient.
- Statistical Computing in Xlisp-Stat
- Computational Statistics. Forrest Young's course on Lisp-Stat and
- Bob Stine's Page.
Bob Stine's page at Wharton contains some lispstat extensions and links to courses on
statistical computing ( Statistics 540: Statistical Computing ), and his ICPSR Lectures on Bootstrap Resampling (some
documents in PDF format)
The stat-lisp-news mailing list , archived by Luke Tierney
- Mail Thread Index
- B Halpin's XLS
Code for more convenient fitting of loglinear models
Rweb is a Web based interface to R (a statistical analysis package) that takes the submitted
code, runs R on the code (in batch mode), and returns the output (printed and graphical).
- R.W. Oldford, University of Waterloo
Info on Quail: A Common Lisp system for
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- R Project
R is a language and run-time environment for carrying out interactive statistical data analysis.
It is not entirely dissimilar to the S language developed at AT&T Bell Laboratories. S users
will find the environment familiar and a good deal of S software are will run without change
- John Fox's Home
Page John's course, Sociology
740 is a second course in social statistics, with a focus on regression analysis, linear
models, and related statistical methods, such as logistic regression using R with some of
- Insightful Corp. -- official site for S Plus
- S-PLUS Links
A loosely categorized collection of links relating to S-PLUS
Getting set up, tutorials, lists of Splus libraries, from Montana State (Jim Robison-Cox)
- Splus software archive
(Statlib) StatLib S and Splus archives
- There seems to be no S-Plus newsgroups, but there is an email list for S-Plus users that you
can subscribe to. Subscription requests to firstname.lastname@example.org . Thereafter post
- S-news Archive (Statlib) S-news archive, in
digest form from the time of its creation. Now has a search capability .
- Selections from S-news by
thread Maintained by Georges Monette with hypermail.
- Technical Reports and Software by Trevor
Hastie ftp links to Hastie's S programs
- Bill Cleveland's Web Pages
- Trellis Graphics in S and S
Plus . Contains links to postscript documents describing Trellis. Also, Cleveland's Visualizing Data book, and a variety of S-related
Archive A collection of statistical software (S+, XlispStat)
- Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS, 2nd
Links to updates, software libraries, exercises
- Index of /pub/S
Material for Brian Ripley's Introductory Guide to S-Plus
- The BUGS Project - Bayesian
inference Using Gibbs Sampling
- BUGS -
Bayesian inference Using Gibbs Sampling
Emacs Speaks Statistics
ESS, an EMACS programming interface and process interface for statistical programming and data
analysis (support for S, Xlispstat, SAS and others)
- Bootstrap Function Library
A library of functions and data written by Angelo Canty to accompany the Cambridge University
Press book Bootstrap Methods and Their Application by Anthony Davison and David
- S/Java Connection
A programming environment that links the S and Java languages
A guide and reference to the version of S underlying S-Plus Versions 5.0 and later
- Statistical Computing Tools and Documents
A collection of excellent documents, tools, and datasets for S-Plus and
R, from Frank Harrell.
- Mosaic Web Page Mosaic
displays in S-Plus, by Jay Emerson.
Introduction to S-PLUS
R. D. Brownrigg, P. J. Smith, G. A. Vignaux Victoria University of Wellington "It is intended to
be a manual for self-instruction, based on tutorial sessions..."
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- The SCS Gallery of Data Visualization
Some examples of the Best and Worst in statistical graphics.
See also: Milestones in the History of Data Visualization ....
Visualization and Graphics An extensive and growing list of pointers from the University
Scientific Visualization Weblet Bibliography A descriptive listing of manyl
scientific visualization web sites (classified in university, government, commercial and
military groupings), maintained by Al Globus at
A comprehensive list of FAQs and newsgroups related to statistical graphics and data
- comp.graphics.algorithms Frequently
- ACM SIGGRAPH
- CSC graphics links
- IEEE Symposium
on Information Visualization (InfoVis '96)
- Envisioning Data and Information (outline of a workshop
by Edward Tufte)
- Bibliographies on Computer Graphics and
Search all the Computer Graphics and Vision bibliographies, with results returned in html or
- Eurographics Association
Eurographics (EG) is the European Association for Computer Graphics. Its members include
researchers, developers, educators and those who work in the computer graphics industry, both
as users and providers of computer graphics hardware, software, and applications.
- Computer Graphics Forum
- Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press
Has question and answer forum on evidence visualization, news of Edward Tufte's books and
Graph and Network Drawing
- Graphical Perception
- Interactive Illustrations
of Color Perception . A tutorial on color perception, with interactive illustrations.
Requires Java for maximum impact.
- Experimental analysis about the graphic presentation of data in line....
(In German, with abstracts in English) . Also, an excellent collection of some WWW-links to
graphical perception of data (The page is in German, but the links mostly lead to english
[charts, graphs, bar chart, line graph, superposition, juxtaposition, graphical
- PG-Entry Page An extensive hypertext tutorial on visualization and
- Cynthia Brewer
A lot of information on color perception, and some lovely examples of the use of color in
maps, from Cynthia Brewer's home page.
- Visualization Sites
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- Dr. B's Wide World of
Web Data -- From ASU Research Methods
An extensive set of links to interesting datasets and depictions of data throughout the
Educational Statisticians SIG
- Statistical Resources on the Internet
Links to statistical resources of particular interest to social scientists, the classification
society, MacPsych discussion list.
- Psychometrics Unit, University of Bergen, NORWAY
Vision Science: The World-Wide Web
Contains a list of software and demonstrations
- Software for Psychophysics
An overview and review of software available for visual psychophysics
Psychophysica is a collection of Mathematica Notebooks containing functions for collecting
and analyzing data in psychophysical experiments. The page has an animated movie showing
- iec ProGAMMA Home Page ProGAMMA develops and
distributes computer applications in the social and behavioral sciences
- STEPS Psychology
Abstracts A set of 6 psychology experiments is described, yielding data which are used in
the Statistical Education through Provlem Solving program.
- Center for Computational Psychology at the
University of Chicago.
- PsychLink . Computer software information
service for Psychologists.
Papers on psychometrics and educational measurement by William Stout and his students related
to bias, dimensionality and cognitive diagnosis.
- IDANET Psychometrics
programs Statistical and Psychometric Software - featuring classical item analysis, factor
analysis, through multidimensional scaling and correspondence analysis
- ROC software request form Software for ROC
- ASC Software
Lists and sells Test development, item response theory, factor analysis, scale construction and
AssiStat is a Windows-based software package that does automated calculation of 80 formulas
useful in educational and psychological research, practice, and in measurement and statistics
courses. It was designed to be used as a complement to typical statis tical data analysis
packages rather than as a primary data analysis tool.
- Institute for Objective Measurement
A web site devoted to psychological measurement using the Rasch model and
- ALSCAL Multidimensional Scaling
Structural equation models, Factor analysis
- PA 765: Structural Equation Modeling
A very complete tutorial on SEM concepts, software, terminology, goodness-of-fit statistics,
- Amos Home Page
Info about Amos - Analysis of Moment Structures. Provides other links related to factor
analysis and structural equations. There is a free student version (limited to 8 observed
variables or less).
- Structural Equation Modeling
A page of links to resources for structural equation modeling (latent variable modeling,
confirmatory factor analysis, and path analysis).
- Using PRELIS2 and LISREL8
A detailed illustrated introductory guide to LISREL and PRELIS.
- Exploratory Factor Analysis: A
book manuscript by Ledyard
A book on exploratory factor analysis, in pdf and ps format.
- Computer Software for
Power Analysis in Covariance Structure Modeling
- Mx homepage
Mx is a matrix algebra interpreter and numerical optimizer for structural equation modeling
and other types of statistical modeling of data. Combines features of LISREL and EQS, and is
available for Un*x and Windows, among other platforms. Now comes with a nice GUI for Windows
and enhancements for multiple-group models, etc.
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- Bibliography on the
Teaching of Probability and Statistics An extensive collection of references on teaching
from 1987-1994 covering journals, conferences and books, by Hardeo Sahai
- The TWIstat project A project at Delft University of Technology. The
goal of TWIstat is to develop courseware (NeXT and Windows) for assisting statistics education
at the University.
- TLTP STEPS Home Page .
Statistical Education through Problem Solving, organized under the UK Teaching and Learning
Techniology Programme to produce computer-based teaching materials organized around
substantive problems in various content areas (biology, business, geography and
- The Data and Story Library . DASL ("dazzle")
is an online library of datafiles and stories that illustrate the use of basic statistics
methods. They can be searched by subject area and statistical/methodological topic.
- Electronic Encyclopedia of
Exercises and Examples EESEE currently includes over 75 "real-world" examples of the uses
and abuses of statistics and statistical inference, drawn from published and printed media
encompassing a wide range of subject-matter areas. The current version is a Mac, hypercard
Instructional resources for introductory statistics in science and engineering.
- Statistics Glossary - Main Contents Part of the
STEPS project at Lancaster. Provides a topic-based glossary of statistical terms, classified
by topics such as 'Sampling', Correlation and Regression', etc.
- UCLA Case Studies
A set of nearly 30 content-based case studies of statistical practice by David Draper and
George Michailides at UCLA, most with questions and HTML student worsheets.
- The UCLA Electronic Statistics Textbook
- PROPHET StatGuide: Home Page
A comprehensive online glossary of statistical concepts and methods, with keyword search
facilities and extensive references.
- The Internet Glossary of Statistical
statistics (advice) This page is aimed at undergraduates studying statistics for the first
time. It is intended to be helpful to those taking stats because they have to, as well as
those taking the subject because they want to
- Calculus graphics -- Douglas N. Arnold
A Mathematica- based collection of lovely graphical demonstrations for first-year
- Gary McClelland: Courses .
Undergraduate and graduate statistics courses by Gary McClelland, with a Mathematica &SAS
flavor. Contains some nice Mathematica demonstration notebooks.
- STATISTICS PAGE A
multimedia statistics page with animated movies.
- K-12 Statistics
Education A collection of projects and problems to teach statistical concepts.
A web-accessible hypothetical city based on real data for use in an introductory survey
STAT Refresher module
Tutorial modules on probability and statistics
- Statistics Homepage: an Electronic Statistics
Textbook The Electronic Textbook begins with an overview of the relevant elementary
concepts and continues with a more in depth exploration of specific areas of statistics
(ANCOVA/MANCOVA, discriminant analysis, nonparametric statistics, distribution fitting, factor
analysis, multidimensional scaling, reliability/item analysis, cluster analysis, log-linear
analysis, nonlinear estimation, canonical analysis, survival analysi s, time series analysis,
structural equation modeling, etc). A glossary of statistical terms and a list of references
for further study are included.
- Sociology 744: Computer
Applications in Qualitative Data Analysis
- Generalized Linear Models Page
Software, bibliographies, conferences, books, archives, and courses related to GLMs,
maintained by Gordon Smyth at Queensland
- Rice Virtual
Lab in Statistics
HyperStat Online (online textbook), simulations/demonstrations, case studies, and a Java
Analysis Lab. By David Lane. Very nice, David!
- Bill Trochim's Center for Social Research
Material for a Research Methods course in social science--- an on-line Research Methods text,
Tutorials, and a selecting statistics hierarchy--
how to pick the statistical right method for a given problem.
- WISE: Web Interface for Statistics Education
This is a site developed at the Claremont Graduate University with the intention of creating
interactive tutorials to teach statistical concepts at the undergraduate level.
- STAT101: Introductory Statistics
An online introductory stats textbook, with nice examples, tables, and graphs.
- Psychology 230: Elementary Statistics Intro
statistics course with online Excel spreadsheets demonstrating statistical concepts.
- Introduction to Quantitative
Methods . Gene Glass' course at Arizona State Univ
- Elements of Educational
- Math 102 . Introductory Statistics
course at Colgate, with online exercises (excel)
Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications by David Stockburger
An online text for teaching introductory statistics to psychology students. It emphasises the
understanding of statistical concepts and illustrates the use of SPSS/WIN to do statistical
calculations. Numerous interactive exercises are contained in the text. Most use ActiveX and
VBScript technology, so Internet Explorer 3.0 or later is necessary. In addition, programs to
generate individualized homework assignments and tests are available. The latest work may be
found at: Psychological Statistics at SMSU
Modules (Teaching statistics for undergraduate student) : Lesson Outlines Lisp-stat based
instructional modules for introductory statistics, from Iowa State.
- Interactive Statistics Pages Some nice Java applets: guessing correlations,
scatterplots, Data Applet, etc.
- Newcastle University Statistics
Hyper-Library An online introductory stats textbook, with some interesting online Java
- Elementary Probability and Statistics
- Statistics 1001 Study Guide: Table of
Distance education course at Univ Minnesota
- Descriptive Statistics Introduction
Tutorial pages on descriptive statistics (central tendency, variability)
- Psychology Statistics Class Page
Several courses with lecture notes, problems/answers, and animated demonstrations
- MATH 447/547 Exploratory Data Analysis
Covers the topics in Tukey's EDA book, with lots of datasets.
- The Statistical Sleuth Home
A textbook, with online data sets, exams
- Introduction to Exploring Data Support materials on EDA
for interoductory statistics. Nice collection
- Entity-Property-Relationship Approach to Introductory Statistics
Discusses a new approach to the introductory statistics course based on the concepts of
entities, properties of entities, and relationships between properties of entities.
- Intro Stat: EPR
- Teaching materials for statistical
Nice collection of teaching materials: The media article, original research report, student's
summary, questions, answers, opinions
- Psychology 122
An introductory statistics course by Jim Arbuckle (of AMOS fame) with a huge number of *real*
(SPSS format) data sets, documentation, and course handouts.
Statistics with Multimedia
A collection of courses from ASU.
- Intermediate Statistics / ANOVA / Regression
- Psychology 3030: Intermediate Statistics My
upper-level undergraduate course in Regression/ANOVA/Experimental Design with lots of SAS
- MAT 7405 - Statistical Methods
II - Villanova University . A course in regression/ANOVA by Tom Short with many SAS
- Univ Michigan Statistics Courses
Noteworthy: Teaching materials
. Course notes by J Faraway on Regression and Anova in S+, Generalized Linear Models
- Stat 421
Autumn 1996 Applied Statistics and Experimental Design, with extensive online lecture
notes, S-Plus material
- Stat 423
- Winter 1997
A course in regression and analysis of variance.
- A web tutorial on Mixed Models by
R. J. Baker at the University of Saskatchewan. [Broken link]
- Statistics 5302
Student Information Applied regression analysis
- Statistics 5161
- Statistical Data Analysis
A second course for undergraduate students. The site contains a fine collection of
406 An honors psychology course (inferential statistics, ANOVA, regression)
- MA489R, Regression
- Regression Refresher
Regression and Loglinear Modeling for the Social Sciences This course provides intensive
training in logistic regression for binary independent variables, and in log-linear modeling
of multidimensional contingency tables. With Splus examples.
Modern Regression Analysis (with SPlus examples), by Claudia Czado
- STAT 5537: Statistical Modeling and Methods
A course with Splus and R, including Splus scripts for Agresti's Catagorical Data
Analysis by Laura Thompson
Online courses by David Krus, Arizona State University: Multiple
Regression/Correlation methods, and Analysis of Variance.
- Multivariate Methods
- Psychology 6140: Multivariate Data Analysis
- UCLA Course listing Courses in
Multivariate Analysis, Statistical Computation with Xlisp-Stat, Advanced Regression Analysis,
many others, both graduate and undergraduate.
- Statistics 407 - Methods of Multivariate
A course in multivariate data analysis with lots of graphics (Splus, Xgobi) by Dianne Cook at
- EDPSY 507 Syllabus
This course, with extensive online notes, teaches multiple regression analysis, multiple and
canonical correlation, multiple discriminant analysis, classification procedures, factor
- Analysis of Multivariate
Data Multivariate methods, categorical data analysis, neural networks; with SAS examples
- Graphical Methods
- Linear Algebra WebNotes A complete undergraduate
Linear Algebra course including the text of lectures , homework assignments and tests with
solutions, a discussion page , Maple examples, etc.
- Vectors . An online
course in vector geometry using Geometry Sketchpad.
- MATH 1057EZ . A distance education course
by Mike Brooks, Imperial College
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Statistics Online Computational Resources
A collection of Java applets for teaching introductory statistica courses, by Ino Dinov, UCLA.
A large number of online statistics calculators for correlation, regression, and various probability
distributions (mostly using PHP) from UCLA
- Rweb is a Web based interface to R (a statistical analysis package) that takes the submitted code, runs R on the code (in batch mode), and returns the output (printed and graphical).
Written in Perl by Jeff Banfield.
- Confidence interval for correlation
coefficient Obtain a confidence interval for rho from a form, with a step-by-step
- NetMul a WWW online multivariate
analysis system from Univ Lyon, performs correspondence analysis and related techniques over the
net., provides gnuplot output.
GASP homepage The University of South Carolina
Statistics Department's Globally Accessible Statistical Procedures project.
- The GASP Tutorial A nice
beginning tutorial on how to create interactive statistical applications on the WWW
- WebPower . Power analysis for any (full factorial)
- Designing Clinical Trials Some sample
size determination forms
- Statistics to use A set of forms-based on-line statistics
calculators; Enter your data, find: Mean, Standard Deviation, etc Fisher Exact Test ANOVA:
ANalysis Of VAriance between groups chi- square distribution test contingency tables Student's t
tests Ordinary Least Squares & beyond [ Keywords: forms-based on-line statistics
- Regression Applet A java applet designed to teach students
the effect of leverage points on a regression line.
- Interesting JAVA Applets
A large collection of Java applets on statistical topics
- The GPL
Graphics Production Library for constructing Java applets which allow interaction with
high-quality statistical graphics.
- Welcome to
WebStat A basic statistical package in Java from Webster West at University of South
Carolina. Reads user's local data in a simple file format
Java applet for data analysis, with boxplots, scatterplots, descriptive statistics and a large
library of datasets
- Linear Equations
Enter coefficients for a 3 x; 3 system of equations and have the system solved.
- Linear transformations
Enter coefficients for a 2 x 2 matrix, and see the effect it has as a linear transformation
- Java at Xanadu
Java applets for calculus, Bownian motion, gambler's ruin
This page contains links to interactive web pages that perform statistical calculations
- Mathematics Archives - JAVA and
Other Interactive WWW Pages
- Statlets - Java Applets for Statistical Analysis A
large collection, free for academic use, commercial otherwise.
- Data grinders - Java applets for the
analysis of behavior
- VassarStats: Web Site for Statistical
proportions, correlation, regression, ANOVA, t-tests, etc.)
- Plot discrete probability
From Phil Pollett's Teaching Pages. A Java applet which plots a bar graph of the probability
function p for several of the standard discrete distributions (binomial, Poisson, negative
binomial, geometric, etc.) The various parameters are controlled using scrollbars.
Davis is a stand alone pure JAVA-based application and has been implemented to make the most of
visualization techniques. The key feature of DAVIS is the real-time interaction among the
various statistical and graphical tools and tables.
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Large, general data set collections
Data sets from texts and books
- BMDP manual datasets . 45 files
containing all the datasets used in the BMDP manual, from University of Cologne.
- Datasets from Statistical Principles in
Experimental Design by B. J. Winer, D. R. Brown and K. M. Michels
- Datasets from John A.
Hartigan: Clustering Algorithms
- Datasets from Robust Regression and Outlier
Detection by Peter J. Rousseeuw and Annick M. Leroy
- Milliken &Johnson (Analysis
of Messy Data) datasets
- Andrews - Herzberg
DATA All the files from the DATA book, individually and as one
.tar.Z file .
- Datasets from Sen/Srivastava:
- A Casebook for a First Course
in Statistics and Data Analysis
- Data sets from Box, Hunter &Hunter
Statistics for Experimenters, in lispstat and minitab format
- Applied Regression
Analysis: A Research Tool
Data sets from Applied Regression Analysis: A Research Tool by John O. Rawlings, Sastry G.
Pantula, and David A. Dickey Springer-Verlag, 1998
- Data from Bayesian Data
by Gelman, Carlin, Stern, and Rubin
- Data and R code from Bootstrap Methods and their
by A. C. Davison and D. V. Hinkley
- Data sets from
Statistical Methods for Psychology (5th ed).
by David C. Howell, Pacific Grove, CA: Duxbury Press
Social science data
- Social Indicators of
Development World Bank datasets. Requires a special client app (Win/X available) to access
- Bureau of Justice Statistics home page The
Bureau of Justice Statistics web site is a comprehensive collection of statistics about US
crime, victims, criminals, courts, police, jails and prisons.
- ICPSR Homepage The Inter-university Consortium
for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) provides access to the world's largest archive of
computerized social science data
- Times Poll: Stat Sheets Index
The L.A Times Stats Sheets are detailed statistical reports of polls on many
topics going back over 6 years. Each one contains a series of crosstabulations. Good source
for student projects dealing with social policy, opinion research, etc.
- The CHANCE Database
This data base contains materials designed help teach a CHANCE course or a more standard
introductory probability or statistics course.
- Data Sets for Teaching Statistics From
UCLA: Cox & Snell, Andrews & Herzberg, Hand et al, etc.
- Stat 5163 -- More Datafiles Many data
sets (a lot from Agresti's book), in xlisp format, for Weisberg's course,
Generalized Linear Models.
- Case Studies in Data Analysis
- JASA dataset archive Data sets related to
articles published in JASA .
- Data Library An archive of data-sets that lend
themselves to exploratory data analysis. Each data set is prefaced with an annotation page,
giving a complete description of the variables and the source of the data
- Data Sources Mike Meyer's Data
set listing, from an ASA presentation.
- Information for
Investment and Business Information Services: 1. financial and economic database of 900
indexes, indicators, and price performance for 21 years by month. 2. A graphical Database 3. A
white paper tutorial on technical investing [Keywords: financial database stocks bonds
graphs charts business investment]
- Undergraduate data
analysis contest Real-world datasets comparing men and womens incomes and career
- Time Series Data Library
This is a collection of about 500 time series, maintained by Rob Hyndman, organized by
- Journal of Statistics Education Data
Lists data sets from the JSE data sets and stories sections
- Electronic Dataset Service
Provides access to a variety of datasets suitable for teaching statistics, classified according
to the type of analysis.. Each dataset has documentation, pedagogical notes, etc. Many are
pointers to statlib or other collections.
- MATH 447/547 DATASET LIST
Lots of datasets for an EDA course (sports, population statistics, colleges and
- Exploratory Data Analysis Data Sets
from Jim Filliben
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Courses and course material
- Paul Allison's Home Page . Describes
short courses in Categorical Data Analysis and Event History/Survival Analysis using SAS.
- Categorical Data Analysis ICPSR short course, with a
comprehensive reading list
- Analysis Of Categorical
Dependent Variables With SAS And SPSS. Covers models for binary outcomes (logistic, probit
regression), models for multiple outcomes (ordered, unordered), with detailed examples in SAS
- Generalized Linear Models: An
Extensive examples with SAS and CDAS by Robert Hanneman, UC, Riverside
- Health Studies 326/Statistics 226 Home
Ron Thistead's course at Chicage; many data sets (in Stata format)
Brendan Halpin's CDA course at Essex.
619, Winter 1999
Course by Yu Xie at Univ Michigan, covering loglinear models for count data, logit/probit
models for discrete dependent variables, and hazards models for studying transitions with
longitudinal data, with extensive sets of examples (SAS, GLIM, STATA, etc.)
- Accessing the GSS
A Layperson's Tools for Analyzing Data from the General Social Surveys (GSS)
- Latent Class Analysis (John
Uebersax)Latent Class Analysis
Bibliographies, software (with reviews), links and papers dealing with Latent Class
- Categorical Data Analysis
A course by Brett Presnell, with extensive material on computing with SAS and R.
- Categorical Data Analysis System (CDAS): A collection of programs (MSDOS and OS/2) for a
wide variety of analyses, including loglinear models, latent class analysis, etc at Scott Eliason's Home Page. An online version of the
User's Guide is at: . CDAS User's
- SDIS-GSEQ Home Page. Software for Sequential Analysis
Roger Bakeman's page describing his SDIS-GSEQ software for the analysis of sequential,
GLIM The UK-developed system for analysis of
generalized linear models, from NAG
- Software for Graphical Models, Belief
Networks, etc. Links to CoCo, MIM, Digram, BIFROST, etc
Information CoCo is designed for fitting large, possibly incomplete contingency tables. It
offers a wide variety of model-building techniques, particularly wrt Graphical Models.
- LOGLIN: A program for generalised
LOGLIN performs generalised log-linear modelling of categorical data.. In addition to standard
models, it can fit models for missing data and/or unobserved data.using the EM algorithm
DOS and Windows95 program by Jeroen Vermunt for categorical data. Handles an extremely large
variety of loglinear, latent class, and event history models.
- DIGRAM: Discrete Graphical
DIGRAM, a PC based program, written by Svend Kreiner of the Department of Sociology, analyzes
recursive graphical models for discrete data.
- StatLib---Software for Graphical Modelling
MIM for Windows and DOS, a program for graphical modelling described in Edwards (1995),
Introduction to Graphical Modelling, Springer-Verlag
- MIM - Graphical modelling software MIM is a PC-program for
graphical modelling, based on a broad family of statistical models for discrete and continuous
variables. The following model families are included as special cases: hierarchical loglinear
models, graphical Gaussian models, graphic al association models, standard MANOVA models and
various other models used in multivariate analysis.
- LOGIMO - Loglinear and Loglinear IRT
LOGIMO is a commercial program for the estimation and testing of ordinary loglinear models and
loglinear IRT models.
Latent Gold - software for Latent Class and Mixture analysis
- Llama software for log-multiplicative
Llama is a small package which works in the Xlisp-Stat statistical computing environment.
Llama exists to specify and fit log-linear and log-multiplicative models to data in the form
of a multi-way contingency table (that is, a cross-classification or cro ss-tabulation by two
or more categorical variables).
- Ulysses Guide . A
cross-tabulation engine on the www that works via telnet, from CIESIN.
Arcus Pro-Stat Their blurb:
General & Packages
- P-STAT A programmable statistical system, with
particular strength in the management and analysis of survey/market research data and large data
- Stata A programmable
environment for manipulating and exploring data using statistical and graphical methods. For
Windows, Mac, Unix
for the Mac
See also:ActivStats, a complete multimedia presentation of the material commonly found
in an Introductory Statistics course.
- StatSoft Inc
Statistica for Windows/Mac - a comprehensive, integrated statistical data analysis, graphics,
and data base management system. See also theirElectronic Statistical Textbook.
- Prophet: A statistical
package for Life Science Research
A comprehensive data analysis and visualization package for life science research including
software tools for data management and visualization, and statistical analysis - from simple
descriptive statistics to multi-factor ANOVA, logistic regression, and non-linear modeling.
- NCSS Statistical
A comprehensive and accurate, easy to learn, statistical system for Windows users. They also
list a Windows program for power analysis and sample size determination for a wide range of
3.2 / 4.0
Xplore is an interactive statistical computing environment.for exploratory statistical analysis
is given by a variety of computational tools. XploRe is a matrix oriented statistical language
with a comprehensive set of basic statistical operations, provid es highly interactive graphics,
is a programing environment for usder written macros and offers hard wired smoothing procedures
for effective high dimensional data analysis
Power analysis and Meta analysis
- Power and Precision
"Power and Precision is a stand-alone statistical software package that is
used for the calculation of a sample size for a planned study.
The program features an unusually clear interface, and many tools to
assist the user in developing an understanding of power analysis.
It incorporates the ability to create tables, graphs, and reports with
a single click." [Ed. note: highly recommended]
- Statistical power analysis software
[Broken link] A comprehensive list of software for power analyses, with extensive notes, links,
pointers to reviews. [see Review of statistical power analysis, Thomas
& Krebs, 1997 for a MS-Word version]
- MIX: Meta-analysis with Interactive eXplanations. It is
comprehensive analytical software with educational interactive tutoring.
It is especially meant for students and teachers, although it provides
professional numerical and graphical output and, besides analyzing the
built-in data sets, one can also enter and analyze one's own data.
- G*Power A
general power analysis program (t-tests, F-tests, chi-square) for MAC or MS DOS
StudySize is a program for statistical power and sample size calculation. It includes the most
common tests, point estimates and confidence intervals. Any parameter may be calculated (not
only power or sample size) and can be presented as a single value or in a table or graph grouped
by the values of two other parameters.
Pro-Stat is a powerful yet very easy to use research tool for the PC. The novice user is advised
on experimental design, analysis and interpretation by the integrated statistical hypertext.
Results screens are given in plain language, not jargon.
Kovach Computing Services Home Page Lists several
shareware and public domain statistical packages for PCs, including the shareware ordination and
clustering program MVSP
iec ProGAMMA Home Page . A social science software
Resampling Stats Home Page . Information about
resampling methods (bootstrap), and the Resampling Stats software
Multilevel Models Project. These pages
introduces some basic information about the Multilevel Models Project at the Institute of
Education, University of London together with details of software, working papers, datasets,
and an introduction to multilevel models.
Simstat for Windows/DOS, item analysis software, multivariate analysis program, etc.
NSDstat+ is a statistical program which is primarily intended as an easy-to-use system with fast
response times. The original NSDstat program was made mainly for educational purposes, and this
approach is one of the reasons why it still stands out as an extremely user friendly program,
not the least for users with a low or intermediate level of statistical knowledge.
|STAT Data Analysis
Package Gary Perlman's data manipulations and analysis programs for Unix and MSDOS. The "|"
in the name indicates the style of a collection of data analysis utilities which can be strung
together as pipes. There's a comprehensive manual and examples in the package.
Manipulating or Displaying NetCDF Data
Conjoint software page Software for conjoint analysis, preference
Statistical Solutions Ltd. HomePage
Sells a large range of statistical software in Cork, Ireland (EQS, BMDP, nQuery Advisor for power and sample size
MacAnova Home Page
MacAnova (Win 32, DOS, Mac, Motif, Unix) is a freeware programmable statistical system,
reminiscent of S, which is particularly strong in linear (including multivariate) and
generalized linear models, time series analysis and design.
The homepage for Aptech Systems, the company that produces Gauss - a general purpose matrix
oriented program for statistics, econometrics, and graphics.
Dr. Knodt's Statistical Software Page
Offers MODSTAT - A low cost statistical package for PCs
StatPac Inc. StatPac Gold - a full-featured package
for designing and analyzing surveys. Also, Statistics Calculator - a convenient Windows program
for performing significance tests on summary data. Download a free demo. [Keywords:
Statistics, surveys, questionnaires]
Moves/converts data between statistics programs
The MultiSimplex Experimental Optimization
Software for experimental design and optimization of products and processes. Web site features:
Method descriptions, a Java applet demo of simplex, a searchable database and free
PHYLIP Home Page
PHYLIP is a free package of programs for inferring phylogenies. It is distributed as source
code, documentation files, and a number of different types of executables.
Sensitivity Analysis in Multivariate Methods based on Influence Function
CLUSTAN A package for a wide variety of cluster analysis
Software for Belief Networks
This document describes software for manipulating graphical belief function models , and related
modes such as Bayesian networks , influence diagrams , and probabilistic graphical models
Tree-structured non-parametric data analysis software for UNIX and Windows computer
Page Documents, software and links about wavelets
general power analysis program (t-tests, F-tests, chi-square) for MAC or MS DOS
XLSTAT an Excel Add-in for statistics and data analysis
Stat-Ease provides computer software, workshops in design of experiments and Statistical Process
Control, and consulting in DOE and statistics
for multiple imputation
Simulation methods to generate m>1 replacements for each missing datum. Software in
EcStatic statistical software for Windows, and Gus and Gertie's
EcStatic is an easy-to-use, inexpensive statistical software package for Windows. Gus and
Gertie's Graphin' Gadget offers the power of a graphing calculator with all the advantages of
Windows. [Keywords: statistical analysis software, data analysis, statistics, graphing
PopTools - software for analysis of
PopTools is a Windows DLL, accessed via Microsoft Excel that facilitates analysis of matrix
population models and simulation of stochastic processes
A health data anaysis system.
AUTOBOX, a time-series forecasting
Autobox 5.0 : ``Autobox is AFS's flagship product, providing cutting edge forecasting for the PC
desktop for 16 years. Autobox provides a start to finish environment designed to make
forecasting easy whether you have one series or one thousand.''
a free forecasting program designed to aid forecasters both practitioners and academics.
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``APL is a programming language best known for its use of non-ASCII symbols, including a few
Greek letters. It is a terse, general-purpose, high-level language created by Ken Iverson and
colleagues at IBM in the 1960s. Whereas many computer languages bega n as tools for specifying
machine instructions in a system- independent way, APL was designed as a powerful,
mathematically-inspired executable notation unhindered by many of the inconvenient, limiting
aspects of computer hardware.'' (from
Jim Weigang's page)
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- Quick Commands for
- Scott Miller's Unix tutorial
. An introduction to unix for novice users.
- UNIXhelp for
Offers a large collection of helpful information for UNIX users, extensively hyperlinked
- Introduction to Unix
An interactive Unix introduction, using Hamlet. Includes Emacs and X-windows.
- The CSCAR Guide to Using SAS on Unix . How
to run SAS non-interactively, interactively, or with X-windows, from the University of
- Scott Miller's Unix tutorial
An introduction to unix for novice users.
- Quick Commands for
UNIX Reference Desk A very
comprehensive collection of Unix reference materiall (GNU texinfo pages, shells, editors,
programming, operating systems, etc.) at Northwestern University.
- AIX User's Manual . Extensive
documentation on AIX, including editors, X, shells, compilers, email, SAS, SPSS, etc.
- Unix for WINdows
AT&T's port of *nix apps and devel environment to Win NT/95/98
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