Re: [R] Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...

From: Joris Meys <jorismeys_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 01:58:13 +0200

dangit, tab in the way...

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 1:56 AM, Joris Meys <jorismeys_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Nice idea, but quite sensitive to search terms, if you compare your
> result on "... code" with "... code for":
> http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=r%20code%20for%2Csas%20code%20for%2Cspss%20code%20for&cmpt=q

This one actually shows quite nicely when students start panicking for their projects.
Cheers
Joris

> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:48 PM, Dario Solari <dario.solari@gmail.com> wrote:
>> First: excuse for my english
>>
>> My opinion: a useful font for measuring "popoularity" can be Google
>> Insights for Search - http://www.google.com/insights/search/#
>>
>> Every person using a software like R, SAS, SPSS needs first to learn
>> it. So probably he make a web-search for a manual, a tutorial, a
>> guide. One can measure the share of this kind of serach query.
>> This kind of results can be useful to determine trends of
>> "popularity".
>>
>> Example 1: "R tutorial/manual/guide", "SAS tutorial/manual/guide",
>> "SPSS tutorial/manual/guide"
>> http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=%22r%20tutorial%22%2B%22r%20manual%22%2B%22r%20guide%22%2B%22r%20vignette%22%2C%22spss%20tutorial%22%2B%22spss%20manual%22%2B%22spss%20guide%22%2C%22sas%20tutorial%22%2B%22sas%20manual%22%2B%22sas%20guide%22&cmpt=q
>>
>> Example 2: "R software", "SAS software", "SPSS software"
>> http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=%22r%20software%22%2C%22spss%20software%22%2C%22sas%20software%22&cmpt=q
>>
>> Example 3: "R code", "SAS code", "SPSS code"
>> http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=%22r%20code%22%2C%22spss%20code%22%2C%22sas%20code%22&cmpt=q
>>
>> Example 4: "R graph", "SAS graph", "SPSS graph"
>> http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=%22r%20graph%22%2C%22spss%20graph%22%2C%22sas%20graph%22&cmpt=q
>>
>> Example 5: "R regression", "SAS regression", "SPSS regression"
>> http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=%22r%20regression%22%2C%22spss%20regression%22%2C%22sas%20regression%22&cmpt=q
>>
>> Some example are cross-software (learning needs - Example1), other can
>> be biased by the tarditional use of that software (in SPSS usually you
>> don't manipulate graph, i think)
>>
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