Graph Makeover: Where same-sex couples live in the US

The following map appeared in an article titled "Where Same-Sex Couples Live" in the Upshot section of The New York Times shortly after the US Supreme Court decision ruled that the Constitution grants the right to same-sex marriage throughout the US. The map coloring shows the proportion of same-sex couples […]

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Why it's important to brainstorm factors and levels in a designed experiment

The best time to plan an experiment is after you’ve done it – R.A. Fisher If you’ve read through my previous blog posts, I usually mention issues discovered during an experiment that I would change if I were to do the experiment again, or things to consider in the subsequent […]

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How to stack data for a Oneway analysis

The data you want to import into JMP often requires some manipulation before it’s ready to be analyzed in JMP. Sometimes data is arranged so that a row contains information for multiple observations. To prepare your data for analysis, you must restructure it so that each row of the JMP […]

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Toy cars and DOE: The results

Last time, I gave a Father’s Day tale of a father and son’s quest in dyeing toy cars. This time, I’ll share our results, but first remind you of the factors we studied: Car: A/B/C/D Dye type: Solid/liquid Dye amount: low/high (2 Tbsp liquid/4 Tbsp liquid per half cup, or […]

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Seeing differently with Beau Lotto

After a photo of “the Dress” went viral on the Internet this past February, JMP developer John Ponte wrote an entertaining and informative blog post, What color is The Dress? JMP can tell you! We had shared this blog post with Beau Lotto, neuroscientist, human perception researcher, and Director of […]

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How to create an axis break in JMP

I’ve been asked three times this year about how to make a graph in JMP with an axis break. Before I show how, I want to ask “Why?” The obvious answer to “Why?” is “to show items with very different values in one graph,” but that’s a little unsatisfying. I […]

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Father's Day fun with toy cars and DOE

With Father’s Day fast approaching, it seemed fitting that I should share a story about a father and son bonding over design of experiments (DOE) and toy cars. Full disclosure: Some (including their wives) think both the father and son in this tale are too old to be playing with […]

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JMP Student Edition 12: Free with leading intro stats textbooks

Introductory Statistics is notorious for being one of the least popular courses required for graduation. Fortunately, modern approaches to teaching statistics are changing the perceptions and popularity of statistics for the better. These approaches are largely driven by data, rather than mathematics, and the modern data-driven interface of JMP is […]

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Did LeBron James step up his game in the playoffs?

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA championship despite the best efforts of LeBron James. With the Cavaliers depleted by injuries (particularly to Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving), James was faced with carrying his team against a very talented and well-rounded Warriors team. And he […]

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How to combine Squarify and Split layouts with hierarchical Treemaps

In my previous blog post, I introduced you to a new layout algorithm for Treemaps in JMP, called Squarify. I explained how Split preserves the order of your data while Squarify orders the data by size. But what if you have data that is hierarchical? JMP can display hierarchical data in a […]

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