An Intermediate Guide to SPSS Programming: Using Syntax for Data Management introduces the major tasks of data management and presents solutions using SPSS syntax. This book fills an important gap in the education of many students and researchers, whose coursework has left them unprepared for the data management issues that confront them when they begin to do independent research. It also serves as an introduction to SPSS programming. All the basic features of SPSS syntax are illustrated, as are many intermediate and advanced topics such as using vectors and loops, reading complex data files, and using the SPSS macro language.THE ACTIVE OR WORKING DATA FILE You need to have a data file open to use most of the features of SPSS. This reflects SPSSa#39;s origins as a statistical processor of data sets. When you open a data file in SPSS. it becomes the working dataanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Intermediate Guide to SPSS Programming: Using Syntax for Data Management|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2004-11-02|