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SAS Institute products are available to UVM affiliates at no cost. SAS modules in this site license include Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/ETS, SAS/FSP, SAS/AF, SAS/OR, SAS/QC, SAS/IML, SAS/ACCESS, and several others.
Release 9.3 is the current Windows version and will run only under Windows XP Professional (with SP2) and Windows Vista and Windows 7 (Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise versions). A 64-bit edition is also available.
Release 8.2 is still available and will run under all versions of Windows from Windows XP through Windows 7 including Home Editions.
The SAS version for Macintosh is no longer available. SAS Institute never updated the Macintosh version from 6.12 to 8, and has no plans to introduce a version of SAS to run under Mac OS X.
Version 9 online documentation is part of the installation. This documentation is essentially all SAS manuals in Windows Help format. Printed manuals are available separately and may be ordered through the University store or directly from SAS Institute, Inc..
For more information or installation media, contact Alan Howard. There is no charge for a SAS license.
In the summer of 2011, ETS signed a new contract with IBM to provide unlimited usage of IBM SPSS products, including Windows, Macintosh, and Linux versions, to all UVM faculty, staff, and students at no cost. The current license covers all IBM SPSS Statistics modules and also includes SPSS Sample Power.
The current release for Windows XP/Vista/7 and for Macintosh OS X is 21 and can be downloaded from UVM's software archive. A 64-bit version for Windows is also available. The Macintosh version requires OS X 10.6 or higher, and runs only on Intel processors.
Version 21 manuals can be downloaded from here.
In the summer of 2009, ETS purchased a campus-wide license for JMP, a visually-oriented, comprehensive statistical software package. JMP is popular in a wide variety of disciplines, including engineering, quality control, and biological sciences. The latest version is JMP 10 and is available in 32-bit and 64-bit versions for both Windows and Macintosh from UVM's software archive.
As of July 2009, UVM will have only a limited number of licenses for Minitab 15 and 16. We will no longer license this product for student usage. Introductory statistics courses, which previously used Minitab, will now be using JMP, which has both Windows and Macintosh versions.
For more information or installation media, contact Alan Howard. There is no charge for a Minitab license.
S+ is the commercial version of the S-language, a powerful and comprehensive statistical programming language. S+ includes a graphical user interface and is similar to the open source program R. ETS, in cooperation with the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, has a limited 150 user license for S+, which includes several add-on modules such as Spatial Statistics, Environmental Statistics, FinMetrics, and Wavelets. Version 8.2 is the newest release, with versions available for Windows, 32-bit Linux, and Solaris. The license also allows unlimited usage by students when installed on student-owned computers. For more information or installation media, contact Alan Howard.
As of the last modified date at the bottom of this page, there are approximately 100 licenses remaining in our 150 user license. There is no charge for an S-PLUS license.
In the summer of 2007, ETS purchased a campus-wide license for GraphPad Prism, a biostatistical analysis program designed for the practical scientist. It includes the usual battery of statistical tests, along with curve-fitting (nonlinear regression) using a number of pre-defined equations, plus a wide variety of scientific graphs. The latest version is Prism 6 and is available for both Windows and Macintosh from UVM's software archive.
Our current license for STATA is a limited 100-user site license for STATA SE, a widely used statistical program with cutting-edge statistical methods. The latest version is STATA 12 and is available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux in both 32-bit and 64-bit editions. For more information or installation media, contact Alan Howard.
As of the last modified date at the bottom of this page, there are approximately 16 licenses remaining in our 100 user license. There is no charge for a STATA license.
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