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<body>But sir your talking about the international business standard!<BR>;P<BR><BR><BR>On Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:01:05 -0400, Justin W Elam <justin.w.elam@gmail.com> wrote:<BR><BR><BLOCKQUOTE style="margin: 0 0 0.80ex; border-left: #0000FF 2px solid; padding-left: 1ex"><p>I first started using Lotus123, and WordPerfect on an IBM /os/2 PC  compatible machine in the late 1980's.  </p>
<p>Unfortunately, some people like to use Excel instead of a DB like mySQL, postgreSQL, noSQL, or SQL lite.</p>
<p>They also like to use Excel instead of R, SAS, And SPSS for statistical analysis.</p>
<p>Below are some resources showing how bad EXCEL is for statistical analysis.</p>
<p>Most the time, a LaTeX, R, SQL lite solution is better than using EXCEL.</p>
<p>Your mileage may vary, here are some resources for your perusal</p>
<p><a href="https://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~jcryer/JSMTalk2001.pdf">https://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~jcryer/JSMTalk2001.pdf</a></p>
<p><a href="http://andrewgelman.com/2013/04/17/excel-bashing/">http://andrewgelman.com/2013/04/17/excel-bashing/</a></p>
<p><a href="http://forecastingprinciples.com/files/McCullough.pdf">http://forecastingprinciples.com/files/McCullough.pdf</a></p>
<p><a href="http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/pub/Main/TheresaScott/StatsInExcel.TAScott.slides.pdf">http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/pub/Main/TheresaScott/StatsInExcel.TAScott.slides.pdf</a></p>
<p><a href="http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/ExcelProblems">http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/ExcelProblems</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.csdassn.org/software_reports/gnumeric.pdf">http://www.csdassn.org/software_reports/gnumeric.pdf</a><br></p>
<p><a href="http://www.nextnewdeal.net/rortybomb/researchers-finally-replicated-reinhart-rogoff-and-there-are-serious-problems">http://www.nextnewdeal.net/rortybomb/researchers-finally-replicated-reinhart-rogoff-and-there-are-serious-problems</a><br>
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<p><a href="http://baselinescenario.com/2013/02/09/the-importance-of-excel/">http://baselinescenario.com/2013/02/09/the-importance-of-excel/</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.burns-stat.com/pages/Tutor/spreadsheet_addiction.html">http://www.burns-stat.com/pages/Tutor/spreadsheet_addiction.html</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.rucares.org/Course/Excel.ppv">http://www.rucares.org/Course/Excel.ppv</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.gre.ac.uk/~cd02/eusprig/">http://www.gre.ac.uk/~cd02/eusprig/</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.agresearch.cri.nz/Science/Statistics/exceluse.htm">http://www.agresearch.cri.nz/Science/Statistics/exceluse.htm</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.amstat.org/publications/tas/mccull-1.pdf">http://www.amstat.org/publications/tas/mccull-1.pdf</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.amstat.org/publications/tas/mccull.pdf">http://www.amstat.org/publications/tas/mccull.pdf</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.daheiser.info/excel/frontpage.html">http://www.daheiser.info/excel/frontpage.html</a></p>
<p>Cheers<br>
Justin<br></p>
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Justin W Elam<br>
E-mail ::: <a href="mailto:justin.w.elam@gmail.com">justin.w.elam@gmail.com</a><br>
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