# Links to external statistics web sites

## Journals

StatsWeb

Statistical Journals including RSS

## Glossary of statistical terms

http://www.conceptstew.co.uk/PAGES/freeresources2.html

*Definitions of statistics jargon*

## Books

http://www.rateragreement.com

*Statistical Methods for Rater Agreement*, by John Uebersaxhttp://www2.chass.ncsu.edu/garson/pa765/statnote.htm

*Statnotes: Topics in Multivariate Analysis*An Online Textbook, by G. David Garson

## Issues

http://www.uoregon.edu/~robinh/analysis.html

Robin High's Data Analysis pages, including discussions of zeros in contingency tableshttp://www.lrdc.pitt.edu/Schunn/SSB/index.html

Statistical Significance Bars (Schunn)http://www.minitab.com/resources/whitepapers/burril2.htm

Modeling and Interpreting Interactions in Multiple Regression (Donald F. Burrill)http://www.creative-wisdom.com/computer/sas/collinear_orthogonalization.htm

Multi-collinearity Variance Inflation and Orthogonalization in Regression (Dr. Chong-ho (Alex) Yu)http://www.lsp.ups-tlse.fr/Projet_QS/index.html

Quasi-symmetry site, based on Caussinus (1966)http://archneur.ama-assn.org/issues/v58n5/ffull/nlt0501-2.html

The use and abuse of correlation coefficients.**This link seems broken (July 2006)**http://archneur.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/extract/58/5/833 contains a summary of this article.http://faculty.vassar.edu/lowry/rho.html

Confidence Intervals for the correlation coefficienthttp://luna.cas.usf.edu/~mbrannic/files/regression/regma.htm

Explanation of multiple regression using matrix algebra

## Software

http://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/

This is a free version of SPSS called PSPP which claims to perform descriptive statistics, T-tests, anova, linear and logistic regression, cluster analysis, factor analysis, non-parametric tests and more.http://calculators.stat.ucla.edu/

Free (on-line or downloadable) software with a spreadsheet interface for most common statistical analyses including Fisher's Exact test and between subjects ANOVA (click on Statistical Analysis)http://www.statisticshell.com/html

Andy Field has produced some free downloadable lecture notes on a large variety of statistical procedures including AN(C)OVAs, Factor analysis, regression, descriptive statistics and many more in an accessible style with traces of dark humour. Based upon his SPSS, SAS and R statistics books for students. There are also introductory, intermediate and advanced notes.http://franz.stat.wisc.edu/pub/NLME/

NLME: Software for mixed-effects models (Pinheiro and Bates)http://www.octave.org/

Octave - GNU Matlab-lookalikehttp://www.math.yorku.ca/SCS/Online/power/

Power analysis for ANOVAshttp://www.stat-help.com/spreadsheets.html

A variety of EXCEL spreadsheet programs. The effect size calculators in the 'Meta-analysis' section are particularly worth a look.http://www.sagebrushpress.com/PEPI/

Computer Programs for Epidemiologic Analyses: PEPI v. 4.0 J.H. Abramson and P.M. Gahlingerhttp://www.swin.edu.au/victims/resources/software/software.html

Downloadable software for computing some Effect Sizes such as Cohen's d which can be used as input for power computations.http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/prevmed/ps/

Power analysis for many statistics including Regressions and Survival Analysis (downloadable software by William D. Dupont and Walton D. Plummer, Jr.)http://www.aprendelo.com/rec/power-calculator.html

Power Calculatorshttp://www.stat.uiowa.edu/~rlenth/Power/

More power calculator Java applets (Russell Lenth)

@article{Lenth2001AmericanStatistician, author = {Lenth, R V}, year = {2001}, title = {{S}ome {P}ractical {G}uidelines for effective sample size determination.}, journal = {{T}he American Statistician}, volume = {55}, number = {3}, pages = {187-193}}

http://pages.infinit.net/rlevesqu/Macros.htm

Raynald Levesque's website has various SPSS syntax and macros mainly by him.http://pspp.michelboaventura.com/en/downloads-2/?lang=en

Free open-source version of SPSS that performs descriptives, t-tests, regressions and non-parametric tests. There is a user manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/manual/html_node/Concept-Index.html

http://www2.jura.uni-hamburg.de/instkrim/kriminologie/Mitarbeiter/Enzmann/Software/Enzmann_Software.html

Dirk Enzmann has written a collection of stand-alone programs, SPSS, R and EXCEL macros to perform a variety of tasks including comparisons of standardised regression coefficients (stand-alone software) and interaction plots (in EXCEL).http://www.spss.com/spss/data_management_book.htm

Raynald Levesque has co-authored this downloadable SPSS syntax guide. Note that python can only be used in SPSS Version 14.0 and above.http://www.john-uebersax.com/stat/index.htm

Latent Class Analysis (John Uebersax)http://stat.tamu.edu/ftp/pub/mspeed/stat653/spss/

Downloadable (free) SPSS statistical macros (includes BoxCox transform and contour plottinghttp://stat.tamu.edu/~mspeed/spss/general.html

SPSS videos illustrating use of statistical procedureshttps://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/groups/service/html/communityview?communityUuid=ab16c38e-2f7b-4912-a47e-85682d124d32

SPSS Programming and Data Management Manual (pdf)http://www.graphpad.com/quickcalcs/grubbs2.cfm

Outlier detection tool using Grubb's Testhttp://pngu.mgh.harvard.edu/~purcell/gpc/

Genetic Power Calculator (Sean Purcell and P C Sham)

@article{Purcell2004Bioinformatics, author = {Purcell, S and Cherny, S S and Sham, P C}, year = {2003}, title = {{G}enetic {P}ower {C}alculator: design of linkage and association genetic mapping studies of complex traits.}, journal = {{B}ioinformatics}, volume = {19}, number = {1}, pages = {149-150}}

## Groups

http://www.spssusers.co.uk

Details of the SPSS Users' Group

## Stats Help

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iop/depts/biostatistics/SAS/index.aspx

Kings College London Statistics Advisory Service

## Miscellany

http://www.workjoke.com/projoke48.htm

Jokes about statistics and statisticianshttp://xkcd.com/795/

Cartoons about statisticshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS9GmU5hr5w

The Statz Rap!

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