The latest version of Matlab, R2015b (Version 8.6), is now available for installation on campus.
This version was released on September 3rd, 2015. Please check out the “Release Highlights” on MathWorks’ website. MathWorks also announced that this version can work with Windows 10.
If you are interested in upgrading to this latest version to take advantage of the new features, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
A new funded group, called the R Consortium, has been launched to sustain the development of the R statistical system under the auspices of the Linux Foundation. Continue reading
ICT has recently completed a technology refresh of the Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (SKY-RDC). Continue reading
The current version of Mathematica, 10.1, is now available to be installed on campus. Those with home use licenses should be notified how to update through email from Wolfram. The changes in the new version are summarised on the Wolfram web site. (Each change is linked to, separately, from this page.) Continue reading
The latest version of Stata, one of the major commercial statistics programs, is available for use on the University of Saskatchewan network. Continue reading
The current version of MATLAB, R2015a or 8.5, depending on the versioning system you prefer, is now available for installation on campus. Continue reading
The current version of Maple (Maple 2015) is now available on campus. This version has a number of new features. There are improvements in the graphical features, data handling, and there is support for handling units (temperature in Kelvin, Celsius and Fahrenheit as an example).
UPDATE: MapleSoft has just announced webinars on learning Maple 2015.
Please contact Research Computing for information on installing and using Maple.
We have a 40 seat license for Stata. On Monday (June 24), Stata 13 was released, and we now have this installed on campus. See below for the new features, etc. in the new version. Continue reading
I’m sure that everyone is aware that 2013 is the International Year of Statistics. What you might not be aware of is what you can do for statistical analysis on campus. Here are a few suggestions for you. Continue reading