Need to analyze some data? SPSS is your statistical friend let it crunch the numbers!
Surprise this book is not about statistics. It's about using SPSS to calculate statistics for you! Here are step-by-step procedures you can follow to see how SPSS operates and start using it with your own data. You'll be able to enter data, produce graphs, use the statistical methods built into SPSS to generate the numbers you need, and much more.
Predict the future use SPSS to identify business risks and opportunities
Learn your way around install SPSS and set up the options to serve your needs
Enter the data instruct SPSS to collect data from a database or another file, or type it in yourself
Data in, data out export the results of your analysis for use in a database, Web page, Excel® worksheet, or Word document
Go graphic create bar graphs, line charts, scatterplots, pie charts, histograms, and others
Welcome to analysis learn different ways SPSS can crunch numbers and how to get the analysis you're looking for
Extend the possibilities customize SPSS with Command Syntax or create new scripts with Python®
Your greatest asset protect your data and make regular backups
Open the book and find:
What you can and can't do with SPSS
Types of graphs and how to use them
How to manually enter data
Suggestions for sorting, identifying, and grouping data
Data types and how to use them
What a scatterplot can show you
How to back up and protect your data
A glossary of SPSS and statistics terms
Arthur Griffith is a former computer consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense. After working for 25 years as a programmer and software development project manager, he became a writer of computer books and has now written 14 of them.
It did the job that I needed. It explained the processes and provided the definitions required to get through a quantitative analysis course.Published 1 day ago by Damez28
Yes, the book is exactly what I was looking for: informative yet simple to read! The examples for data entry are excellent.Published 6 days ago by Joanne
This SPSS for dummies is not too smartly written for dummies. Ill-defined explanations.Published 1 month ago by Bute-Parker
This manual got me through a difficult situation with SPSS software. With it's easy to follow format and well written directions I was able to complete a difficult assignment very... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ernest G Gervais
If you are studying statistics and use IBM SPSS you must have this reference.
The accompanying website is well worth the visit.
Highly recommended by successful doctorate student before me. He said if there is one book to get besides Pallant, this is it.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
I received this brand-new book damaged in the mail. Other than that, the book itself has been helpful, which is nice.Published 7 months ago by Corrie Samples
This book allowed me to teach myself SPSS software with no previous experience. However a major drawback is that the visuals (tables, pictures, etc) are pretty much useless in the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by S. Livingston