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.

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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Introduction to structural equation modelling with SPSS Amos – part two

In these videos Jarlath Quinn introduces the concept of Structural Equation Modelling with SPSS AMOS. In the first video Jarlath uses the example of creating a simple linear model to illustrate the functionality in the AMOS interface. In the second video, Jarlath shows how to perform a basic Confirmatory Factor Analysis in AMOS. Watch the …

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Introduction to structural equation modelling with SPSS Amos – part one

In these videos Jarlath Quinn introduces the concept of Structural Equation Modelling with SPSS AMOS. In the first video Jarlath uses the example of creating a simple linear model to illustrate the functionality in the AMOS interface. In the second video, Jarlath shows how to perform a basic Confirmatory Factor Analysis in AMOS. Other videos …

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Understanding correlation

This is the latest in our ‘eat your greens’ series – a back to basics look at core statistical concepts that are often misunderstood or misapplied. In everyday speech the term ‘correlation’ refers to a mutual connection or relationship between two things. In statistics correlations are specific measures or values that attempt to quantify the …

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