By Sarah E. Boslaugh
An Intermediate advisor to SPSS Programming: utilizing Syntax for info administration introduces the main initiatives of knowledge administration and offers recommendations utilizing SPSS syntax. This publication fills a tremendous hole within the schooling of many scholars and researchers, whose coursework has left them unprepared for the information administration matters that confront them after they start to do self sufficient learn. It additionally serves as an advent to SPSS programming. the entire uncomplicated good points of SPSS syntax are illustrated, as are many intermediate and complex subject matters reminiscent of utilizing vectors and loops, studying advanced info records, and utilizing the SPSS macro language.
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Additional resources for An Intermediate Guide to SPSS Programming: Using Syntax for Data Management
In colloquial terms, you need some way to tell SPSS what to do. There are two principal ways to communicate with SPSS: the menu system and syntax. The menu system is a graphical interface (also know as a GUI, or Graphical User Interface), which allows the user to make choices from a list. Many people begin using SPSS through the menu system, and even advanced programmers may use it from time to time. qxd 20 10/12/2004 12:15 PM Page 20 An Introduction to Computer Programming With SPSS using syntax greatly increases their productivity.
Over time, programmers develop an awareness of what mistakes they are most likely to commit. For instance, I am sure that at least half my programming errors are due to typing mistakes. qxd 10/12/2004 12:16 PM Page 29 Programming Errors 1. Typing mistakes. This includes substituting capital O for the number 0, lowercase l for the numeral 1, and misspellings such as va1 for var1 and FRQ for FREQ. 2. Unclosed comments. ). If the period is omitted, SPSS considers everything in the syntax file from the * to the first period following to be a comment.
2. Define the primary data files immediately after these comments. Use of the FILE HANDLE command, as discussed in Chapter 8, is a good way to do this. 3. Write syntax in logical units, separated by blank or comment lines. 4. Use comments throughout the program to explain what the program is doing, when and why particular decisions were made, and so on. 5. Use indentation to delineate command structure, for instance, to clarify loops and commands that continue over several lines. The ability to use blank lines, indentation, and so on varies from system to system, but the basic principle of using spacing to delineate the program’s logic can be accomplished in some manner on any system.
An Intermediate Guide to SPSS Programming: Using Syntax for Data Management by Sarah E. Boslaugh