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Statistical Software Benchmarks (ICPSR 1243)
Principal Investigator(s): Altman, Micah, Harvard University; McDonald, Michael P., University of Illinois-Springfield
This study provides tools to test the reliability of selected statistical software: Excel, Gauss, Stata, and SST. Functions covered include non-linear optimization algorithms, distributions, and pseudo-random number generators.
These data are flagged as replication datasets and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.
These data are freely available.
Altman, Micah, and Michael P. McDonald. Statistical Software Benchmarks. ICPSR01243-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001-10-31. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01243.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01243.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: computer software, statistics
Data Collection Notes:
The file submitted is PS_Replication.zip, which unzips to three subdirectories and many program and data files. These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.
Original ICPSR Release: 2001-10-31
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