SPSS for Dummies

Descriere: Need to analyze some data? SPSS is your statistical friend — let it crunch the numbers! Surprise — this book is not about statistics. It’s about using SPSS to calculate statistics for you! Here are step-by-step procedures you can follow to see how SPSS operates and start using it with your own data. You’ll be able to enter data, produce graphs, use the statistical methods built into SPSS to generate the numbers you need, and much more.Predict the future — use SPSS to identify business risks and opportunities Learn your way around — install SPSS and set up the options to serve your needs Enter the data — instruct SPSS to collect data from a database or another file, or type it in yourselfData in, data out — export the results of your analysis for use in a database, Web page, Excel(R) worksheet, or Word document Go graphic — create bar graphs, line charts, scatterplots, pie charts, histograms, and othersWelcome to analysis — learn different ways SPSS can crunch numbers and how to get the analysis you’re looking forExtend the possibilities — customize SPSS with Command Syntax or create new scripts with Python(R) Your greatest asset — protect your data and make regular backupsOpen the book and find: What you can and can’t do with SPSSTypes of graphs and how to use them How to manually enter dataSuggestions for sorting, identifying, and grouping dataData types and how to use them What a scatterplot can show youHow to back up and protect your data A glossary of SPSS and statistics terms

  • Autori: Arthur Griffith
  • Editura: For Dummies
  • Anul aparitiei: 2010
  • ISBN: 9780470487648
  • Numar de pagini: 360
  • Categorie: Computers