Lookup tables in JMP

A few days ago, I showed a customer how she could use lookup tables in JMP, and I thought it would be a good idea to share this with everyone. Those of you who have used lookup tables elsewhere already know how handy they can be. For those who have […]

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NCSU leads the pack in statistics conference contest

I zone out when my colleagues go on and on about North Carolina college basketball. With mascots like Blue Devils and Demon Deacons, you’d think it would be more fun to me than it is. Add to that the fact that my university days were not spent at any of […]

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Fitting distributions in JMP

Most statistical procedures benefit from understanding the underlying population distribution, or at the very least offering reassurance that our assumptions about those distributions are valid. JMP provides a number of ways to easily explore and investigate distributional assumptions. In this post, I provide information on fitting continuous or discrete distributions […]

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JMP & Women's Initiatives Network to award conference registrations

“Know Your Power” is the slogan of the first-ever Women in Statistics conference to be held in Cary, North Carolina, just across the street from SAS headquarters. The May 15-17 conference is a celebration of women in statistics, and the program promises to highlight achievements and career interests of women […]

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A bit on bootstrapping in JMP Pro

Bootstrapping is a popular resampling method for estimating the sampling distribution of a statistic. While the theory behind resampling methods dates back to Sir R.A. Fisher, bootstrap resampling was first proposed by Bradley Efron in the 1970s. Bootstrapping involves repeatedly sampling from a data set, with replacement, in order to […]

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How Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory uses JMP 11

Launched more than 20 years ago, the Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL) at the Georgia Institute of Technology was created to fill the gap between education and industry, with the goal of fully preparing graduates to meet the needs of employers from day one. Is the mission succeeding? I recently […]

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Building add-ins for classes and textbooks

Note: This blog post is contributed by Alex Spancake, who was the JMP Academic Team's summer intern. Mia Stephens worked with Alex on this project. During my summer internship with the JMP Academic Team, I developed a number of textbook add-ins, which package data sets and other teaching resources into […]

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Celebrating Statisticians: John W. Tukey

“Statistics is a science in my opinion, and it is no more a branch of mathematics than are physics, chemistry and economics;  for if its methods fail the test of experience – not the test of logic – they are discarded.”  - John Wilder Tukey “Box plot,” “stem and leaf plot,” […]

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JMP add-in for statistical dot plots

JMP has a rather straightforward distribution analysis using histograms accompanied with various statistics such as mean, standard deviation and the quantiles. But if you care about gaps in your data, whether small or large, histograms might not be your best bet. Another basic statistical tool, the dot plot, can reveal […]

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JSM is around the corner

It’s almost time for JSM again, which is always one of my favorite times of year! The JMP team is having another big year at JSM with 10 presentations, panel discussions and poster sessions, not to mention the second annual JSM JMP Mixer. Last year’s JMP Mixer in San Diego […]

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