Term: Spring 2020
Date: April 14th, 2020
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Instructors: Kate Miller, Frances McCarty, & Jennifer Van Mullekom
Presented By: Statistical Applications & Innovations Group (SAIG)
Categorical data arises in many fields through a variety of studies. In many cases it can be analyzed with simple methods and basic point-and-click software. We will discuss some common methods of analyzing and plotting categorical data with the statistical software platform JMP. The following topics will be covered:
• Simple JMP commands needed for categorical analysis
• Basic categorical data plots Checking assumptions with plots and tests
• One- and two-variable chi-square tests Fisher’s exact test
No previous coding experience is required! Bring your laptop with JMP installed on your machine, which is available through the Virginia Tech Software Distribution service.
If you already have JMP on your laptop, make sure it is the most up to date version.