**Importance of Statistical Analysis Software**

**Data Interpretation**

**Decision Making**

**Forecasting and Prediction**

**Quality Control**

**Risk Management**

**Statistical Analysis Software**

Statistical Software Categories: Open source, public domain, freeware, proprietary.

Here we have compiled computer software suites for statistical analysis:

**ADaMSoft**

**Type:** open source

**Uses:** a general statistical software with capabilities of data mining algorithms and methods for data management

**ADMB**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** a software used for non-linear statistical modeling based on C++ that uses automatic differentiation

**Chronux**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** a statistical software suite used for neurobiological time series data analysis

**DAP**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** a replacement for SAS. It serves same purpose with SAS

**Environment for DeveLoping KDD-Applications Supported by Index-Structures (ELKI)**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** a software suite for developing data mining algorithms in Java

**Epi Info**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** Developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Apache 2 licensed, Epi Info is a statistical software for epidemiology research analysis.

**Fityk**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** nonlinear regression analysis software (GUI and command line)

**GNU Octave**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** a programming language similar to MATLAB with statistical features

**Gretl**

**Type: **Open source

**Uses:** statistical software for gnu regression, econometrics and time-series library

**intrinsic Noise Analyzer (iNA)**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** Statistical software for analysis of intrinsic fluctuations in biochemical systems

**Jamovi**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses: **Statistical software alternative to IBM SPSS Statistics. Performs SPSS functions. Free to use

**JASP**

**Type: **Open source

**Uses: **A free statistical software alternative to IBM SPSS Statistics with additional option for Bayesian methods

**JMP**

**Type:** Proprietary

**Uses: **Computer program suite for statistical analysis. It's used mainly for Six-sigema, quality control, medicine, design of experiment, engineering etc. It works on Macintosh operating system as well as on Windows.

**JMulTi**

**Type:** Open source

**Uses:** Software used for econometric analysis, especially univariate and multivariate time series analysis

**Just another Gibbs sampler (JAGS)**

**Type: **Open source

**Uses: **Developed by Martyn Plummer, JAGS is a program used in analyzing Bayesian hierarchical models using Markov chain Monte Carlo. It is similar to WinBUGS

**KNIME**

**Type: **Open source

**Uses:** a analytics software platform built with Java and Eclipse using modular data pipeline workflows

**LIBSVM**

**Type: **Open source

**Uses:** an open source C++ support vector machine libraries

**MedCalc**

**License: **Proprietary

**Uses:** A statistical analysis software for biomedical sciences. MedCalc performs basic parametric and non-parametric statistical procedures and graphs such as descriptive statistics, ANOVA, multivariate statistics, Mann–Whitney test, Wilcoxon test, χ2 test, correlation, linear as well as non-linear regression, logistic regression. It’s used for survival analysis such as Cox regression (Proportional hazards model) and Kaplan–Meier survival analysis.

**Microfit**

**License: **Proprietary

**Uses:** Developed by Bahram Pesaram and M. Hashem Pesaram, Microfit is a statistical software designed for econometrics modeling, and time series analysis

**Minitab**

**Type:** Proprietary

**Uses:** Minitab Statistical Software is used for different statistical data analysis starting from basic statistics to professional statistics. It has capablities of running decriptive statistics, regression, analysis of variance, analysis of covariance, time series analysis, etc. It is used in predictive mark trend analysis, experimental and medical research data analysis. It uses graphic user interface that makes it easy to be used by even novice

**Mlpack**

**Type: **Open source

**Uses:** an open-source library for machine learning, leverages C++ language features to provide maximum performance and flexibility while providing a simple and consistent application programming interface (API)

**Mondrian**

**Type: **Open source

**Use:** Statistical data analysis software which uses interactive statistical graphics with a link to R

**Neurophysiological Biomarker Toolbox**

**Type: **Open source

**Uses:** A Matlab toolbox used for data-mining of neurophysiological biomarkers

**OpenEpi**

**Type:**Open source, web-based

**Uses:**A web-based, open-source, operating-independent series of programs which is used in epidemiology and statistics analysis based on JavaScript and HTML

**OpenMx**

**Type:**Open source

**Uses:**A software suite for structural equation modeling running in R programming language

**OpenNN**

**Type:**Open source

**Uses:**A software library written in the programming language C++ that implements neural networks, a main area of deep learning research

**Orange**

**Type:**Open source

**Uses:**Software for a data mining, machine learning, and bioinformatics

**Pandas**

**Types:**Open source

**Uses:**A High-performance computing (HPC) data structures and data analysis tools for Python in Python and Cython (statsmodels, scikit-learn)

**PASS**

**Type:**Proprietary

**Uses:**PASS is a data analysis software by NCSS specifically designed for medical research data analysis in areas of the clinical trial, pharmaceutical research, biostatistical consulting, public health research, veterinary research, epidemiology, oncology, and more. PASS offers sample size calculations for Cluster-Randomized Designs, Cross-Over Designs, Group-Sequential Tests, Conditional Power, confidence Intervals, Non-Inferiority Tests, Mean Comparisons, Nonparametric Tests Equivalence, Normality Tests, Survival Analysis, Superiority Tests, Proportions Tests, Rates and Counts, Regression, and much more of other forms of medical sample data analysis. PASS ranks as one the top medical research data analysis software.

**Perl Data Language**

**Type:**Open source

**Uses:**For Scientific computing with Perl

**Ploticus**

**Type:**Open source

**Uses:**Statistical software tool for generating a variety of graphs from raw data

**PSPP**

**Type:**Open source

**Uses:**Statistical software alternative to IBM SPSS Statistics

**R**

**Type:**Open source

**Uses:**a free implementation of the S (programming language) for general statistical analysis

**SAS (software)**

**License:**Proprietary

**Uses:**SAS is comprehensive statistical package for data management, advance analytics, predictive analytics, business intelligence analytics, criminal investigation

**SigmaStat**

**License:**Proprietary

**Uses:**Statistical package for group analysis

**Simul**

**License:**Proprietary

**Uses:**Statistical tool for econometrics analysis such as multidimensional (multi-sectoral, multi-regional) modeling

**SPSS Modeler**

**Type:**proprietary

**Uses:**data mining and text analytics software application development by IBM. Used in building predictive models and conduct other analytic work It has a visual interface which allows users to leverage statistical and data mining algorithms without programming

**SPSS Statistics**

**Type:**Proprietary

**Uses:**developed by IBM, SPSS Statistics is comprehensive general statistical analysis software package especially for data management, advanced analytics, analysis of variance, multivariate analysis, business intelligence analytics, medical research data analysis, criminal investigation, etc

**Stata**

**Type:**Proprietary

**Uses:**Developed by StataCrop, Stata is a comprehensive general-purpose statistical software suite for data manipulation, visualization, statistics, and automated reporting. It is used by researchers in various fields, such as biomedicine, economics, epidemiology, and sociology, academics

**Tora Optimization Window**

**Type:**Proprietary

**Uses:**Developed by Hamdi Taha, Tora is is statistical analysis software basically for Operations Research (OR) analysis. Tora software offers modules for matrix inversion, solution of simultaneous linear equations, linear programming, transportation models, network models, project planning with CPM and PERT, queuing analysis, and game theory.

**StatCrunch**

**Type:**Proprietary

**Uses:**Developed by Pearson Education, StatCrunch is an online statistical software application originally designed for college statistics courses but now has full features for general statistical analysis software, and be used for different research data analysis.

**Statgraphics**

**Type:**Proprietary

**Uses:**a general statistics package

**Statistica**

**Type:**Proprietary

**Uses:**An advanced analytics software package with comprehensive features for data management, data mining, data analysis, statistics, machine learning, text analytics and data visualization procedure