References and links for Analytic Methods Seminar


Statistics references:
Wikipedia summary of statistics pages: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_statistics
Wolfram MathWorld: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

Learning tools (interactive):
Rice Virtual Lab in statistics (requires Java): http://www.onlinestatbook.com/stat_sim/index.html
Online unit conversion: http://www.onlineconversion.com/

Excel:
Free and open source program for spreadsheets: http://www.openoffice.org
Translation between English and German excel commands:
Energy conversion table in excel:

Octave links:
Octave home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/index.html
XOctave graphical user interface: http://xoctave.webs.com/
Tutorial for Octave: http://homepages.nyu.edu/~kpl2/dsts6/octaveTutorial.html
Another tutorial project for Octave: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Octave_Programming_Tutorial
Mini introduction to Octave:

Downloads pages for Octave:
Download Octave: http://octave.sourceforge.net/
Download XOctave (use latest STABLE release!): http://xoctave.webs.com/apps/links/
Download Octave packages: http://octave.sourceforge.net/packages.php

R Links:
Austrian R page:http://cran.at.r-project.org/
Tutorial for R: http://www.cyclismo.org/tutorial/R/
List of basic manuals (intro, data): http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/
Tutorial for R (nice for plotting): http://math.illinoisstate.edu/dhkim/rstuff/rtutor.html
Plotting in R: http://www.phaget4.org/R/plot.html