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Python & R vs. SPSS & SAS

March 18, 2017
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Python & R vs. SPSS & SAS

When we’re working for clients we mostly come across the statistical programming languages SAS, SPSS, R and Python. Of these SAS and SPSS are probably the most used. However, the interest for the open source languages R and Python is increasing. In recent years, some of our clients migrated from using SAS or SPSS to

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Some R Basics for SPSS Users

November 20, 2016
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Some R Basics for SPSS Users

There are a lot of reasons to use R instead of my field’s standby software, SPSS. With that said, I won’t get into them here. Instead, I just want to talk about a few things in R that might help a beginner get the hang of it. If you’re moving from SPSS and are just a social scientist with...

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Import data to R from SAS, SPSS and Stata with Haven

October 6, 2016
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Regardless of the tool you use to analyse data, you'll often have to access data living in file formats generated by other tools. The "haven" package from RStudio allows you to import and export data in SAS, SPSS and Stata formats. Version 1.0 was released on October 4, and is now available on CRAN. Haven is also installed as...

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Switch from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R with our latest course

July 11, 2016
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Switch from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R with our latest course

If you already know SAS, SPSS or Stata, you don’t need to spend time learning how to analyze data. You need a course that focuses on translating your knowledge into R. A course that facilitates switching from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R. That’s why Da...

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From spss to R, part 4

April 3, 2016
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From spss to R, part 4

This is the second part of working with ggplot. We will combine the packages dplyr and ggplot to improve our workflow. When you make a visualisation you often experiment with different versions of your plot. Our workflow will be dynamic, in stead of saving every version of the plot you created, we will recreate the plot untill it...

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From spss to R, part 3

March 1, 2016
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From spss to R, part 3

In this post we will start with a build-in dataset and some basic ggplot graphics. In the next post we will combine dplyr and ggplot to do awesome stuff with the Dutch University student counts from the previous lessons. We will work with the build-in dataset mtcars. There are many datasets in r library(help = "datasets") but in many examples online...

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From spss to R, part 2

February 21, 2016
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From spss to R, part 2

Introduction In this lesson we will open a .sav file in Rstudio and manipulate the data.frame. We will select parts of the file and create some simple overviews. First time with R? No problem, see lesson 1 (https://rmhogervorst.github.io/cleancode/blog/2016/02/20/from-spss-to-r-part1.html#introduction “From spss to R, part 1”) Introduction Download a .sav (SPSS) file ...

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From spss to R, part 1

February 19, 2016
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From spss to R, part 1

Introduction This whole blog is devoted to R and clean coding in R. But what if you want to start with R? There are millions of websites devoted to learning R. just look at the number of hits on a certain search machine. Most of these hits start with the basics and slowly work your way...

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From SPSS to R: eoda offers assessment for SPSS users

September 10, 2015
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From SPSS to R: eoda offers assessment for SPSS users

For a long time, SPSS has been presumed to be the standard tool for statistical data analysis in companies and public institutions. Now, more users are considering changing their programming language to R – the promising solution in regard to data mining and predictive analytics. R warrants the availability of current data analysis methods because

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Ensuring R Generates the Same ANOVA F-values as SPSS

August 27, 2015
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Ensuring R Generates the Same ANOVA F-values as SPSS

When switching to R from SPSS a common concern among psychology researchers is that R gives the "correct" ANOVA F-values. By "correct" they simply mean F-values that match those generated by SPSS. Because ANOVA F-values in R do not match those in SPSS by default it often appears that R is "doing something wrong". This is not the case....

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