Can transposing my data really be the key to world peace? If it saves time on your analysis projects, freeing you to focus on loftier goals, then it just might be. In speaking with a researcher trying to create more than 100 graphs, we found that transposing the data set made the process a few simple steps as opposed to a few steps times 100 graphs. I imagine him using that spared time to play a round of golf and it makes me smile. We are one step closer to world peace.
A scatterplot shows the relationship between continuous variables. Showing a grouping factor in this plot adds another dimension and can greatly enhance a plot’s usefulness. This article will explore two ways of showing a grouping variable in a scatterplot. The difference between the two methods is the fit line. One method uses one fit for all levels of a grouping factor, but shows the levels with point marker colors and patterns. The other method will fit separate lines for each group.
Recently I sat down with Jonathan Polon and he took a moment to discuss his use of STATISTICA. Jonathan Polon is one of the founders of Claim Analytics. They provide in-depth expertise in advanced predictive modeling to major insurance companies to assist with claim scoring, pricing, reserving and fraud detection.
Somewhere around the third set of dishes I loaded and unloaded into/from the dishwasher this weekend, I decided to look at the American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and see what the differences were in how working parents spent their time. This gave me a useful outlet through which to channel my feminist rage, other than crying and screaming "This isn’t fair!”