Statistical Packages

Statistical packages are software titles, such as JMP and GNU Octave, and programming languages, such as MATLAB, R and SAS, that are used to discover, explore and analyze data and suggest useful conclusions, either to learn something unexpected or to confirm a hypothesis. The field includes the design and analysis of techniques to give approximate but accurate solutions to hard problems in statistics, econometrics, time-series, optimization and 2D- and 3D-visualization. Data analysis has multiple facets and approaches, encompassing diverse techniques under a variety of names, in different business, science, and social science domains.

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Statistical Packages

Statistical packages are software titles, such as JMP and GNU Octave, and programming languages, such as MATLAB, R and SAS, that are used to discover, explore and analyze data and suggest useful conclusions, either to learn something unexpected or to confirm a hypothesis. The field includes the design and analysis of techniques to give approximate but accurate solutions to hard problems in statistics, econometrics, time-series, optimization and 2D- and 3D-visualization. Data analysis has multiple facets and approaches, encompassing diverse techniques under a variety of names, in different business, science, and social science domains.

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