Jarlath Quinn

A veteran of the predictive analytics industry working under the auspices of SAS, IBM and SPSS, Jarlath is pre-sales director at Smart Vision Europe. He is one of the most experienced SPSS trainers in the industry.

The basics of SPSS syntax

SPSS Syntax has long been exploited by expert analysts due to its flexibility, power and ease of learning. Syntax vastly increases users’ productivity by making it easier to automate commonly used procedures.

Introduction to the Neural Network module in SPSS Statistics – part two

In this two-part video series Jarlath Quinn explores how to work with the Neural Networks module in SPSS Statistics (watch part one here) Part 2: Shows how to create a partition variable to control which cases are used in Training and Testing  Explores the effect of choosing different activation functions Explains and demonstrates different model training …

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Background to SPSS and PS IMAGO

PS Imago Pro is a result of the mature and long established IBM SPSS Partner Ecosystem. IBM encourages its partners to use their skills and expertise to develop additional functions and features that further enhance the core SPSS product that IBM offers, without diluting any of the existing functionality of that core product.

Introducing survival analysis

This video looks at the key concepts that underpin survival analysis such as time-to-event data, censored cases and the different survival analysis procedures available in IBM SPSS Statistics.

The Kaplan Meier procedure

This video looks at the non-parametric Kaplan Meier procedure including tests of equality of survival distributions and the difference between survival and hazard functions.

Introduction to Cox regression

This video introduces the Cox Regression method and explains the proportional hazards model. Shows how to interpret the output from Cox Regression using a simple model with a single predictor.

Introduction to linear regression

In classical statistics, linear regression is regarded as the ‘gateway to predictive modelling’. For decades students have been taught about regression from theory to practice simply because it still one of the most versatile and simple ways to understand and predict the effect of key factors on critical outcomes.

Modelling non-linear relationships with SPSS

In this video Jarlath Quinn shows how you can move beyond simple linear regression to model curvilinear relationships using techniques such as variable transformations and quadratic regression before finally exploring how log-log regression can be used to model price elasticity of demand.

What’s new in SPSS Statistics 28.0.1?

IBM has just announced the general availability of IBM SPSS Statistics 28.0.1. This modification release introduces new statistical tests, enhancements to existing procedures and functional enhancements that will improve everyday usability. In this blog post we outline some of the new features and functionality.  New statistical procedures and algorithm enhancements  Kernel Ridge Regression As part …

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What’s new in IBM SPSS Modeler 18.3?

SPSS Modeler is a robust data science software for professional analysts and data scientists. The software scales from supporting line-of-business predictive analysis to enterprise-scale implementation.Consisting of IBM SPSS Modeler Desktop 18.3 and IBM SPSS Modeler Server 18.3, SPSS Modeler delivers a robust predictive analytics solution for a holistic approach to predictive analytics. It brings predictive intelligence to decisions made by individuals, …

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What’s new in SPSS v28?

IBM is about to release the latest version of SPSS Statistics. Here’s a summary of some of the new enhancements that existing users can look forward to. Meta-analysis Meta-analysis is a well-established analytical approach that combines the results from a range of studies with a view to estimating the effect size of the treatment in question. …

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Introduction to Power Analysis

In this series of ‘eat your greens‘ posts looking at core statistical concepts in more detail, we have looked closely at what a test of statistical significance actually is. In particular, we have focused on how to interpret the statistical probability value that various tests generate. This value, often labelled ‘P=’, ‘Prob’ or ‘Sig.’ in …

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What’s new in SPSS v27.0.1.0?

IBM have released a new update to SPSS v27. Interestingly, this is a ‘dot’ release that contains a number of useful functional improvements rather than the usual bug fixes or third-party compatibility enhancements. The new procedures include three additional statistical tests for comparing differences in proportions. These procedures were introduced as syntax only commands in …

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