Re: SUMMARY: Statistical Software

From: Kevin Gregory (
Date: Fri Jan 24 1992 - 19:11:16 CST (Charles Geyer) writes:

>In article <> (Jeff Putsch)
>> What is "S"?
>S is to SAS, SPSS, BMDP, etc. as C is to Fortran.
>S a the statistical computing environment from AT&T Bell Labs.
>Unlike old "package" software, S is a complete programming language
>that allows almost any statistical analysis to be coded, not just
>analyses the programmers at the software company thought of.

>Charles Geyer
>School of Statistics
>University of Minnesota

I'm making the transition of using S-Plus on a new system after years of
using "old-S". Is there a users group or news group that would be a good
forum for having questions answered?

Any help would be appreaciated.


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