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## Statistical Software

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### Software by Group

### Statistics Software Projects

Most of these are open-source software projects

- BioConductor - software for bioinformatics
- ESS - Emacs Speaks Statistics
- GGobi Data Visualization System
- The Omega Project for Statistical Computing
- The R Project for Statistical Computing
- ROOT - an object-oriented data analysis framework
- Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR)
- StatLib - a system for distributing statistical software, data sets, and information
- ViSta - The Visual Statistics System
- Weka Machine Learning Project

### General Statistics Software Packages

- CoStat and CoPlot - from CoHort Software
- DataDesk
- Gauss - from Aptech Systems
- GLIM - Genstat from the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG)
- JMP - from SAS
- MedCalc
- Minitab
- NCSS Statistical Software
- The R Project for Statistical Computing
- SAS System
- S-PLUS - from Insightful Corp. (formerly MathSoft, StatSci)
- SPSS
- Stata
- STATISTICA - from StatSoft
- STATGRAPHICS Centurion XVI
- Statistical Solutions (nQuery, BMDP, NCSS)
- Statistix
- Systat
- UNISTAT Statistical Package
- WINKS - (formerly KWIKSTAT) from TexaSoft
- XploRe

### Others Lists of General Statistics Packages

### Data Mining Software

- Affinium - from Unica
- CART and MARS - from Salford Systems
- Clementine - from SPSS
- Enterprise Miner - from SAS
- PermuteIt from DataMineIt - permutation test software for pairwise and multiple comparisons
- PolyAnalyst, TextAnalyst, and WebAnalyst- from Megaputer
- STATISTICA - from StatSoft
- Xaffinity - from Exclusive Ore, Inc.

### Data Mining Lists

### Design of Experiments

- Design-Expert and Design-Ease - from Stat-Ease
- ECHIP
- STATISTICA - from StatSoft
- STRATEGY - for design of experiments

### Design of Experiments Lists

- DOE Software list - from STRATEGY

### Mathematical Computing Packages

These have some statistical and graphical functionality

- Maple - from Waterloo Maple
- Matlab - from Mathworks
- Mathematica - from Wolfram Research
- Mathcad - from Mathsoft
- mathStatica - mathematical statistics with Mathematica

### Reliability Software

- Weibull++ - from ReliaSoft
- Reliability and Maintenance Analyst - from Engineered Software, Inc.

### Spatial Statistics

- GS+ - from Gamma Design Software
- Gstat - geostatistical modeling, prediction, and simulation
- Matlab and Fortran software for spatial lattice regression models (free)

### Statistical Genetics

Software for genomics, microarray analysis, and bioinformatics

- BioConductor: software for bioinformatics
- bioperl.org- Perl tools for bioinformatics, genomics and life science research
- biopython.org - Python tools for computational molecular biology

### Statistical Genetics Lists

- Genetic Analysis Software List - from the Laboratory of Statistical Genetics at Rockefeller University
- Software for Genomic Data Analysis (Brian Yandell)

### Time Series / Econometrics Packages

- LIMDEP - from Econometric Software
- RATS (Regression Analysis of Time Series) - from Estima
- SCA Statistical System - from Scientific Computing Associates Corp.
- SHAZAM Econometrics Software - from U.B.C.
- TSP (Time Series Processor)

### Visualization and Graphics

- DISLIN - Scientific Data Plotting Software
- GGobi Data Visualization System - high interaction dynamic graphics
- SigmaPlot from SPSS
- STATISTICA from StatSoft

### Other Specialized Statistics Packages

- BUGS - Bayesian Inference Using Gibbs Sampling
- DTREG for decision trees
- Epicure from HiroSoft - software for risk modeling
- LISREL (Structural Equation Models) and HLM (Hierarchical Linear Models) from SSI Products
- Mplus - statistical analysis with latent variables
- NLREG - nonlinear regression and curve fitting
- Resampling Stats - resampling software
- StatExact from Cytel - exact statistical inference
- SUDAAN from RTI International - software for analysis of correlated data

### Fortran/C/C++ Libraries for Statistical Analysis

- LAPACK - Linear Algebra PACKage
- NAG Libraries from Numerical Algorithms Group
- Numerical Recipes
- Visual Numerics (IMSL, Stanford Graphics, PV-WAVE)

### Data Conversion Software

### Data Conversion Software Lists

- DataConv - A collection of links to utilities for the conversion of software data.

### Other Software Tools

- Cygwin - A Unix environment for Windows that provides many useful Unix tools.
- ESS: Emacs Speaks Statistics
- Perl - The Perl language is useful for extracting and manipulating data. There is a free version for most computers.
- Python - an interpreted, open-source language available for most platforms. Python, similar to Perl, is useful for extracting and manipulating data.

### Help with Statistics Software

Most of the statistics software products listed above have support information, frequently asked questions (FAQs), etc., available on their web sites. In addition, many of the software products have email lists you can subscribe to.