I'll be sending an update later in the month...
Karen J. Lukas wrote:
> As with many types of applications each one has its own strengths and
> advocates. At Carnegie Mellon SPSS is used almost exclusively by our
> psychologists, so they license it on their own. Most others use SAS or
> S-Plus for research or for advanced level classes and we license them
> centrally. Most of our departments use Minitab to teach introductory
> statistics classes so we also license it centrally and for installation on
> student owned as well as university owned computers. Some of the
> psychology faculty members are unhappy with the repeated measures ANOVA
> feature in Minitab and they are advocating for central licensing of SPSS
> for advanced classes for that reason. Unless several departments will also
> use it for teaching we won't consider it for central licensing. That has
> become one of our acid tests for central licensing.
> Karen Lukas
> Software Manager for Computing Services
> Carnegie Mellon University
> Computing Services (CyH 262)
> 5000 Forbes Avenue
> Pittsburgh, PA 15213
> Phone: 412-268-5157
> FAX: 412-268-4987
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Stafford G. Cox, Ph.D.
Campus Site License Coordinator
Academic Computing Services
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90840
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