ERIC Number: ED342789
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Future of Statistical Software. Proceedings of a Forum--Panel on Guidelines for Statistical Software (Washington, D.C., February 22, 1991).
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
The Panel on Guidelines for Statistical Software was organized in 1990 to document, assess, and prioritize problem areas regarding quality and reliability of statistical software; present prototype guidelines in high priority areas; and make recommendations for further research and discussion. This document provides the following papers presented at the Panel's public forum for gathering material for its deliberations from a wide range of statistical scientists from academe, industry, and government: (1) "Morning Session Opening Remarks" (B. Ryan); (2) "Richness for the One-Way ANOVA Layout" (K. E. Muller); (3) "Serendipitous Data and Future Statistical Software" (P. F. Velleman); (4) "Morning Discussion"; (5) "Afternoon Session Opening Remarks " (F. Young); (6) "An Industry View" (A. Kirsch); (7) "Guidance for One-Way ANOVA" (W. DuMouchel); (8) "Incorporating Statistical Expertise into Data Analysis Software" (D. Pregibon); (9) "Afternoon Discussion"; and (10) "Closing Remarks" (W. Eddy). Three appendices give brief descriptions of the speakers, position statements of some participants, and a list of all forum participants. (SLD)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Software Development, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Selection, Computer Uses in Education, Conference Papers, Data Analysis, Guidelines, Predictive Measurement, Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis
National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.