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XploRe: An Interactive Statistical Computing Environment

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This book describes an interactive statistical computing environment called XploRe. As the name suggests, support for exploratory statistical analysis is given by a variety of computational tools. XploRe is a matrix-oriented statistical language with a comprehensive set of basic statistical operations that provides highly interactive graphics, as well as a programming environment for user-written macros; it offers hard-wired smoothing procedures for effective high-dimensional data analysis. Its highly dynamic graphic capabilities make it possible to construct student-level front ends for teaching basic elements of statistics. Hot keys make it an easy-to-use computing environment for statistical analysis. The primary objective of this book is to show how the XploRe system can be used as an effective computing environment for a large number of statistical tasks. The computing tasks we consider range from basic data matrix manipulations to interactive customizing of graphs and dynamic fitting of high-dimensional statistical models. The XploRe language is similar to other statistical languages and offers an interactive help system that can be extended to user-written algorithms. The language is intuitive and readers with access to other systems can, without major difficulty, reproduce the examples presented here and use them as a basis for further investigation. The front cover and spine are sunned. Internally Fine.

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Author(s):
Hardle, W; Klinke, S; Turlach, B A
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Edition:
1995
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Hardback
ISBN-10:
038794429X
ISBN-13:
9780387944296
Number of pages:
387
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag

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This book describes an interactive statistical computing environment called XploRe. As the name suggests, support for exploratory statistical analysis is given by a variety of computational tools. XploRe is a matrix-oriented statistical language with a comprehensive set of basic statistical operations that provides highly interactive graphics, as well as a programming environment for user-written macros; it offers hard-wired smoothing procedures for effective high-dimensional data analysis. Its highly dynamic graphic capabilities make it possible to construct student-level front ends for teaching basic elements of statistics. Hot keys make it an easy-to-use computing environment for statistical analysis. The primary objective of this book is to show how the XploRe system can be used as an effective computing environment for a large number of statistical tasks. The computing tasks we consider range from basic data matrix manipulations to interactive customizing of graphs and dynamic fitting of high-dimensional statistical models. The XploRe language is similar to other statistical languages and offers an interactive help system that can be extended to user-written algorithms. The language is intuitive and readers with access to other systems can, without major difficulty, reproduce the examples presented here and use them as a basis for further investigation. The front cover and spine are sunned. Internally Fine.

Added value:
Internally Fine condition
Author(s):
Hardle, W; Klinke, S; Turlach, B A
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
038794429X
ISBN-13:
9780387944296
Number of pages:
387
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag

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