SPLUS 2000 TRAINING IN NEW YORK CITY!!!!

Cathie Lynch (cathie@statsci.com)
Fri, 16 Jul 1999 11:53:11 -0700 (PDT)


Hello,

BRAND NEW - UPDATED COURSE FOR SPLUS 2000!!!!!

MathSoft is offering S-PLUS Fundamentals, a four day training course, in
New York City, September 13-16, 1999. This class is designed for not only for
those new to S-PLUS, but also for those who have some previous experience.
Beginners can take this course to get up and running in S-PLUS, while
experienced users can "fill in the gaps" of their knowledge. The course
will expose users to essential S-PLUS functions.

Cost $1550 corporate

$1395 government

$1250 academic

Course Description:

This four day course covers the basics of S-PLUS for Windows with an
emphasis on using S-PLUS to analyze data. We will cover the fundamentals
of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the syntax of the S-PLUS command
line. We will explore the tools for data analysis, including powerful and
flexible graphics functions, as well as several of the most common
statistical procedures. Upon completion of this course, every participant
will have a strong foundation for becoming a successful S-PLUS user.

Course Outline:

Day 1
. Overview of S-PLUS
. The S-PLUS GUI
. Graphically Exploring Data
. Data Import, Manipulation and Restructuring
. Basic Statistical Models

Day 2
. Data Output
. Advanced Graphics
. The Object Explorer
. History Logs, Script Files, and Customization

Day 3
. Introduction to the Command Line
. Data Objects in S-PLUS
. Command Line Graphics
. Statistical Models

Day 4
. Data Input and Output
. Functions and Operators
. Writing Functions
. Project Management

* Topics in the course outline are subject to change.

Course Objectives:

Upon completing S-PLUS Fundamentals, course participants will know how to:
. Import and edit data in S-PLUS
. Manipulate and create new data using the GUI
. Create and customize several different kinds of plots (including scatter
plots, histograms, boxplots, Q-Q plots, etc.)
. Create Trellis graphs
. Compute summary statistics
. Fit and evaluate linear models
. Customize toolbars and menus
. Understand the basic syntax of operators and functions of the S-PLUS
command line
. Manage projects with S-PLUS

Course Format:

The course will consist of both lecture and hands-on instruction. Desktop
PC's will be provided to all students during the length of the instruction.
Training manuals will also be provided for the course. These materials
will be yours to keep.

Course Hours:
Days 1-3 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Day 4 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Registration/Questions:

Phone: Cathie Lynch at 800-569-0123 ext. 246
Email: cathie@statsci.com
Web: http://www.mathsoft.com/splus/spress/train.htm

Site Address:

PC Learn
60 East 42nd Street
Suite 1365
(212)687-2506

Hotels:

Doral Park Avenue
70 Park Ave
(212)687-7050

Sheraton
45 Park Avenue
(212)685-7676

Marriott
525 Lexington Ave
(212)755-4000

Quality Hotel
59 W 46th Street
(212)719-2300