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Benford's Law perfectly describes Bitcoin Volume

Benford's Law is one of most intriguing properties within data science. Benford's Law states the first digit in a set of natural numbers is not evenly distributed. Instead, 30.1% of first digits begin with a one, 17.6% begin with a two, 12.5% begin with a three and so on. I created a SPSS...

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SPSS Statistics 25 is now available for purchase

IBM SPSS Statistics 25 is now available. It brings major new features including Bayesian statistics, a new chart builder, customer requested statistics enhancements, and more. [caption id="attachment 6937" align="alignnone" width="2752"] SPSS Statistics 25 Bayesian Analysis with an...

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What's New in SPSS Statistics 25 & Subscription

[caption id="attachment 6901" align="alignnone" width="2850"] Bayesian Independent Sample Inference test found in SPSS Statistics 25.[/caption] Today I am proud to announce the latest features coming for SPSS Statistics 25 and as a free update to all SPSS Statistics Subscribers. These...

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Weekly and monthly graphs for monitoring crime patterns (SPSS Statistics)

I was recently asked for some code to show how I created the charts in my paper, Tables and Graphs for Monitoring Crime Patterns (Pre-print can be seen here ). I cannot share the data used in the paper, but I can replicate them with some other public data. I will use calls for service...

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Learn SPSS Statistics at the Big Data University in Chinese Edition

The BIG DATA UNIVERSITY Chinese Edition will be delivered this May, and now the Beta version is available. We are launching our free training about statistical analysis technology and in this training you will learn the basic of IBM SPSS Statistics including programmability. The...

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Shape, color, and pattern constants in SPSS Statistics charts

I have a version of the SPSS (Statistics) Version 24 GPL reference guide bookmarked here . The reference guide is great to skim through and see what is possible in SPSS charts - especially the set of examples on pages 329 to 411. On page 413 they also give a set of constant colors, shapes,...

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New Chart Templates for IBM SPSS Statistics

To celebrate the launch of IBM SPSS Statistics 24, I’m excited today to release four new chart templates available for download at the below links. These new templates (referred to in product as Chartlooks) bring modern styling and colors to all charts created with the IBM SPSS Statistics Chart...

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Graphing data from multiple datasets

The GGRAPH command is one of the few commands that can read data from a non-active dataset. This allows you to create charts where you overlay data from multiple datasets. In the example below, I copied the Employee Data.sav file to my c:\temp directory. I then deleted all but the first 300...

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Removing the Histogram Summary frame

When you create a histogram in SPSS Statistics, the Histogram Summary frame is automatically added to the right-side of the chart. This frame contains the mean, standard deviation, and number of cases (N). If you don't want this frame you can edit the chart and delete it, but it can be...

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Adding percentiles and labels to high-low-close chart

When you are using Chart Builder to graph a High-Low-Close chart, it is actually giving you a High-Low-Mean chart by default. This post will explain how to add percentiles to the chart, along with adding labels and customizing the labels. I will be using the English version of the Employee...

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