[R] R like SPSS
baron at psych.upenn.edu
Wed Aug 6 13:36:03 CEST 2003
On 08/06/03 13:02, Gerhard Prade wrote:
>(Sorry, my bad english)
>i am searching a alternativ for spss that i can use with linux. I
>studied sociology in germany and work sometimes for some hours in the
>marketresearch. There they use statistics like anova and crosstabs. I
>see that r can make anova or regressions but the most work in the
>marketresearch is making crosstabs. These companys use something like
>spss tables or gess to make tables for the customers. I read that r can
>make with latex tables with xtabs or ftable and so on. But i dont
>understand the use of all that. My question is: Is R a good alternativ
>to make tables?
>The goal is to make something like that:
What you sent looks like a total mess on my terminal window.
But, yes, R can make tables of all sorts. Usually xtab is quite
good, but there are other table making functions, such as those
in the Hmisc and gregmisc packages.
Almost 3 years ago I was keeping Windows on my computer because I
was using Systat - similar to SPSS - for data analysis. Then I
discovered R and soon got rid of Windows forever. The beginning
section of "Notes on R for psychology...", in my page below (and
which we plan to revise soon) is written for people who are
making the particular sort of transition I made.
Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
Home page: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~baron
R page: http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/
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