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Re: st: Stata 11.1 available
Fred Wolfe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Re: st: Stata 11.1 available
Thu, 3 Jun 2010 14:14:20 -0500
This is a great update. I noticed that estat concordance did not make
it into the PDF manuals, alas.
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 1:54 PM, William Gould, StataCorp LP
> Stata 11.1 is now available. It's free. If you have Stata 11, type
> -update query- and follow the instructions.
> Usually we would stop right there, but this update is nearly an
> upgrade. Highlights include,
> o Multiple imputation (-mi-) now supports fitting panel-data and
> multilevel models.
> o Truncated count-data models. New commands -tpoisson- and -tnbreg-
> fit fit models of count-data outcomes with any form of left
> truncation, including truncation that varies observation by
> o Mixed models. Linear mixed (multilevel) models allow more
> covariance structures for the residuals, including exponential,
> banded, and Toeplitz.
> o Probability predictions. -predict- after count-data models, such
> as -poisson- and -nbreg-, can now predict the probability of
> particular counts or range of counts.
> o Survey bootstrap. Estimation commands can now estimate survey
> bootstrap standard errors (SEs) using user-supplied bootstrap
> replicate weights.
> o Survey SDR weights. Successive difference replicate (SDR) weights
> are now supported when estimating with survey data. These weights
> are supplied with many datasets from the U.S. Census Bureau.
> o Concordance. -estat concordance- adds a new measure of concordance,
> Gonen and Heller's K, that is robust in the presence of censoring.
> o Survey GOF. Goodness-of-fit tests are now available after -probit
> and -logitistic- estimates on survey data.
> o Robust SEs. Cluster-robust SEs have been added to -xtpoisson, fe-.
> o Survey CV. The coefficient of variation (CV) is now available
> after estimation with survey data.
> o Estimation output formatting. Numerical formats can now be
> customized on regression results. You can set the number of
> decimal places for coefficients, SEs, p-values, and confidence
> intervals using either command-line options or the -set-
> Settings have also been added to control the display of factor
> variables in estimation tables. These display settings include
> display of empty cells, display of base levels, and omitting
> variables excluded because of collinearity.
> o Stata/MP performance. Stata/MP has several performance
> improvements: many panel-data estimators are even more
> parallelized, improved parallelization of estimations with more
> than 200 covariates, and improved tuning of MP on large numbers
> of processors/cores.
> o Clipboard improvements. Clipboard support in the Data Editor
> has been enhanced. Copies to the Clipboard now retain variable
> formats and other characteristics of the data when pasting
> within Stata.
> o Windows XP. The amount of memory available to Stata has been
> increased on 32-bit Windows XP.
> o Do-file Editor. Syntax highlighting, bookmarks, and other
> Do-file Editor features have been added to Stata for Mac.
> o ODBC. ODBC support has been added for Oracle Solaris (Sun
> o Dialog boxes. Dialog boxes on Unix now have varlist controls
> that allow you to select variables from a list of variables in
> your dataset.
> Type -update query- to download and install the update.
> -- Bill
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