Overview

Mathematica - a comprehensive system for mathematical computation, modeling, simulation, visualization, and development.

MATLAB - a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation. Typical uses include: data analysis, exploration, and visualization.

Microsoft Office - JMU students can get a subscription to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus at no cost for Windows and Macintosh computers. In addition, you may install it on up to 5 computers. Your subscription to Microsoft Office will remain as long as you are enrolled as a JMU student. 

Minitab - statistical analysis software. It can be used for learning about statistics as well as statistical research. [need to copy linked info from http://www.jmu.edu/computing/software/minitab.shtml]

NVivo - software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It's designed to help you organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content.

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Installation instructions

Windows

64-bit

32-bit

Mac

SAS - a comprehensive tool for analyzing data that facilitates statistical analysis, data management, forecasting, decision support, research, and other academic and business functions.

SPSS - a comprehensive system for analyzing data. It can take data from almost any type of file and generate tabulated reports, plot distributions and trends, create charts and graphs, and perform descriptive and complex statistical analyses.

 

Where can I get Help/Support?

Information Technology Help Desk at (540) 568-3555 or helpdesk@jmu.edu

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