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From |
"Michael N. Mitchell" <Michael.Norman.Mitchell@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
st: What is Popularity? (with respect to R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...) |

Date |
Mon, 28 Jun 2010 12:04:39 -0700 |

Dear Bob

1. Number of "users" (but of course there are different kinds of "users").

3. Amount of use (people hours, publications completed). 4. Preferred utilization (I must use X, but I would prefer to use Y). 5. Quality ratings.

Best regards, Michael N. Mitchell Data Management Using Stata - http://www.stata.com/bookstore/dmus.html A Visual Guide to Stata Graphics - http://www.stata.com/bookstore/vgsg.html Stata tidbit of the week - http://www.MichaelNormanMitchell.com On 2010-06-28 6.52 AM, Muenchen, Robert A (Bob) wrote:

Greeting Listserv Readers, At http://r4stats.com/popularity I have added plots, data, and/or discussion of: 1. Scholarly impact of each package across the years 2. The number of subscribers to some of the listservs 3. How popular each package is among Google searches across the years 4. Survey results from a Rexer Analytics poll 5. Survey results from a KDnuggests poll 6. A rudimentary analysis of the software skills that employers are seeking Thanks very much to all the folks who helped on this project including: John Fox, Marc Schwartz, Duncan Murdoch, Martin Weiss, John (Jiangtang) HU, Andre Wielki, Kjetil Halvorsen, Dario Solari, Joris Meys, Keo Ormsby, Karl Rexer, and Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro. If anyone can think of other angles, please let me know. Cheers, Bob ========================================================= Bob Muenchen (pronounced Min'-chen), Manager Research Computing Support Voice: (865) 974-5230 Email: muenchen@utk.edu Web: http://oit.utk.edu/research, News: http://oit.utk.edu/research/news.php Feedback: http://oit.utk.edu/feedback/ ========================================================= * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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**References**:**st: (New) Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*"Muenchen, Robert A (Bob)" <muenchen@utk.edu>

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