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A comparative study of the reliability of nine statistical software packages

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  • Keeling, Kellie B.
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  • Keeling, Kellie B. & Pavur, Robert J., 2007. "A comparative study of the reliability of nine statistical software packages," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 51(8), pages 3811-3831, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:csdana:v:51:y:2007:i:8:p:3811-3831
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