Discovering JMP
Publication date: 08/13/2020

Discovering JMP

About This Book

Discovering JMP provides a general introduction to the JMP software. This guide assumes that you have no knowledge of JMP. Whether you are an analyst, researcher, student, professor, or statistician, this guide gives you a general overview of JMP’s user interface and features.

This guide introduces you to the following information:

Starting JMP

The structure of a JMP window

Preparing and manipulating data

Using interactive graphs to learn from your data

Performing simple analyses to augment graphs

Customizing JMP and special features

Sharing your results

This guide contains six chapters. Each chapter contains examples that reinforce the concepts presented in the chapter. All of the statistical concepts are at an introductory level. The sample data used in Discovering JMP are included with the software. Here is a description of each chapter:

Introducing JMP provides an overview of the JMP application. You learn how content is organized and how to navigate the software.

Work with Your Data describes how to import data from a variety of sources, and prepare it for analysis. There is also an overview of data manipulation tools.

Visualize Your Data describes graphs and charts that you can use to visualize and understand your data. The examples range from simple analyses involving a single variable, to multiple-variable graphs that enable you to see relationships between many variables.

Analyze Your Data describes many commonly used analysis techniques. These techniques range from simple techniques that do not require the use of statistical methods, to advanced techniques, where knowledge of statistics is useful.

The Big Picture shows you how to analyze distributions, patterns, and similar values in several platforms.

Save and Share Your Work describes sharing your work with non JMP users in PowerPoint presentations and interactive HTML. Saving analyses as scripts and saving work in journals and projects for JMP users are also covered.

Special Features describes how to automatically update graphs and analyses as data changes, how to use preferences to customize your reports, and how JMP interacts with SAS.

After reviewing this guide, you will be comfortable navigating and working with your data in JMP.

JMP is available for both Windows and macOS operating systems. However, the material in this guide is based on a Windows operating system.

Want more information? Have questions? Get answers in the JMP User Community (community.jmp.com).
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