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Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP by Chris Olsen

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Chapter   8

Importing Data into JMP

Introduction

Looking for Data in All the Right Places

Importing Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets

Copying and Pasting Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets

Importing Text Files

Importing Data from the Internet: HTML Tables

What Have We Learned?

Reference

Introduction

Focusing your attention on the obvious, I will make two assertions: (1) statistics is about data, and (2) the availability of data in our connected world is nothing less than astounding. “Data” are now available in many forms: images, shape files, graphs, and tables in scientific publications, and of course in the usual row and column format. Raw data are available in large quantities in spreadsheets, databases, and other traditionally statistical formats ...

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