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By Brian S. Everitt

Because the first version of this e-book used to be released, S-PLUS has developed markedly with new tools of study, new graphical procedures,  and a handy graphical consumer interface (GUI). at the present time, S-PLUS is the statistical software program of selection for lots of utilized researchers in disciplines starting from finance to medication. Combining the command line language and GUI of S-PLUS now makes this publication much more compatible for green clients, scholars, and somebody with out the time, endurance, or historical past had to battle through the various extra complicated manuals and texts out there.

The moment variation of A instruction manual of Statistical Analyses utilizing S-Plus has been thoroughly revised to supply a very good creation to the most recent model of this robust software program method. each one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a selected statistical process, applies it to 1 or extra information units, and indicates tips to generate the proposed analyses and pix utilizing S-PLUS. the writer explains S-PLUS capabilities from either the Windows® and command-line views and obviously demonstrates how one can change among the 2.

This guide presents the correct car for introducing the intriguing probabilities S-PLUS, S-PLUS 2000, and S-PLUS 6 carry for info research. the entire info units utilized in the textual content, in addition to script records giving the command language utilized in each one bankruptcy, can be found for obtain from the net at http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/iop/Departments/BioComp/splus.shtml

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