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Statistical Software Benchmarks

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Altman, Micah (Harvard University)
  • McDonald, Michael P. (University of Illinois-Springfield)
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
2001-10-31
Language
English
Free Keywords
computer software; statistics
Description
  • Abstract

    This study provides tools to test the reliability of selected statistical software: Excel, Gauss, Stata, and SST. Functions covered include non-linear optimization algorithms, distributions, and pseudo-random number generators.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Collection Mode
  • The file submitted is PS_Replication.zip, which unzips to three subdirectories and many program and data files. These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

Availability
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This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 1243 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Altman, Micah, McDonald, Michael P.. Choosing reliable statistical software. PS, Political Science and Politics.43, (3), 681-687.2001.

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Altman, Micah; McDonald, Michael P. (2001): Statistical Software Benchmarks. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01243.v1