April 29, 2021
Updated the links to the IBM site for the book (IBM SPSS Statistics versions 23 and 24).
Jan. 23, 2021
Installing this Extension makes you able to run most important of Kirill's macros from menu dialogs of SPSS Statistics.
Procedures in this extension include: Hierarchical Cluster Analysi...
Nov. 26, 2020
New macro !PROXBIN was added on Kirill's SPSS macros page to "Various proximities" collection. The macro computes a large number of distance or similarity measures for binary (dichotomous) data. All most important coefficients designed s...
July 30, 2020 | Update
values are available on Kirill's macro page,
"Impute missing data" collection.
July 17, 2020 | New Python script
New python code.
March 23, 2020 | Update
for them; but you must have SPSS Statistics versions 24+, to use that.
Please visit Kirill's page, if you are interested.
Jan. 8, 2020 | Update
Updates on Kirill's Macros page:
- Considerably enriched with options macro to compute Gower similarity (see "Various proximities").
- New procedure for hierarchical cluster analysis with exotic linkage methods: Hausdorff distance and other (s...
May 2, 2019 | New collection:
New functions to compare partitions (clusterings, groupings, classifications) where added to Kirill's SPSS Macros Page. Find there various measures of similarity of groups, like external clustering criteria and agreement indeces.
Aug. 16, 2018 | Collection update:
Feb. 23, 2018 | Collection update:
Collection "Various proximities" has been updated on Kirill's macros page. There appeared SPSS macro !PROXQNT which computes a diversity of similarity or dissimilarity (distance) measures for quantitative data, the majority of them being...
Nov. 12, 2017 | Collection update:
"Clustering criterions" collection was considerably updated on Kirill's SPSS macros page. Clustering criterions are used to compare results in cluster analysis and to decide on the best number of clusters in it.
Sept. 14, 2017 | Syntax revision:
Syntax revision: Convert first letter of each word to uppercase (v.2)
Also the Python-based solution for this problem was added: Capitalize each word in a string variable
July 4, 2017 | New blog post:
IBM SPSS Statistics and Microsoft Excel are the tools perfectly complementing each other. We use Excel files for import and export data to/from SPSS, export end editing SPSS output. In this post we consider a small hint actively used by ...
April 25, 2017 | Added syntax:
This is a version of syntax Replace values higher than n by the mean of the other values, adapted to capabilities of modern SPSS versions (tested with IBM SPSS Statistics 24). Code is much simpler as we don't need anymore to store aggreg...
April 24, 2017 | New Python script:
New python script has been added to the collection. This is a more general (more flexible and powerful) solution for the problem of string validation, considered in Test SSN example in Syntax section. The solution uses regular expression...
April 23, 2017 | Page updated:
SPSS Programming and Data Management Book page was updated with link to ZIP with Programming and Data Management for IBM Statistics, revision for version IBM SPSS Statistics 24. The link is guided to developers.ibm.com site.
April 17, 2017 | New features:
Code highlighting features were added to the site. Now the collection and code portions scattered throughout the site are colored with syntax, VB-scripts, Python or R syntax rules, depending on code snippet language. This helps with code...
Oct. 8, 2016 | New link:
June 18, 2016 | New Python script:
June 14, 2016 | New link:
Joe Glines (the-Automator.com) has something to share on SPSS and general automation stuff!
June 8, 2016 | New Syntax
by Antonio J Garcia Ruiz
Dec. 26, 2015 | Macro update:
Nov. 15, 2015 | New link:
Oct. 15, 2015 | New tutorial:
Sept. 20, 2015 | New Python script:
Sept. 19, 2015 | New SPSS Note:
Sept. 1, 2015 | Syntax update:
Aug. 8, 2015 | Macro update:
July 12, 2015 | New Python script:
Replacement with Title content to enhance navigation. New script at Python section by Albert-Jan Roskam.
July 12, 2015 | New link:
Albert-Jan Roskam's development for reading and writing SPSS files via Python. It is a cross-platform Python interface to the IBM SPSS Statistics Input Output Module. Read or Write SPSS system files (.sav, .zsav). New link at Python sect...
July 12, 2015 | New Python script:
April 8, 2015 | Macro update:
March 21, 2015 | New page:
March 20, 2015 | New R script:
Steve Sizmur PhD, Chief Statistician at Picker Institute Europe suggested this code. Thank you, Steve! It illustrates how to read data for a set of variables (var1 to var4), get the variable information from SPSS and then process them — ...
March 20, 2015 | New link:
Feb. 4, 2015 | New link:
Feb. 3, 2015 | New link:
Link to IBM's SPSS Community is at Communities section of the Links page. Downloads (including programmability plugins and extension commands), technical papers and active forums, separated by major topics/products. Suggested by Jon Peck...
Jan. 31, 2015 | New link:
Added the link to Andrew Wheeler's Blog at Links page. Check it out to see posts on SPSS charts, syntax and macros, Python, R, etc.
Jan. 9, 2015
About a year ago the author of "Raynald's SPSS Tools", Raynald Levesque, let me know that he decided to reduce the amount of SPSS programming services to have more time for his family (including 5 grandchildren!) on retirement. H...