Statistical computing: an overview
- Date: 14 Mar 2013
Many statistical modelling and data analysis techniques can be difficult to grasp and apply, and it is often necessary to use computer software to aid the implementation of large data sets and to obtain useful results. (Crawley, Statistical Computing: An Introduction to Data Analysis Using S-Plus, Wiley, 2002).
Such techniques include R, S-Plus, Minitab, SPSS, etc.