On the accuracy of statistical procedures in Microsoft Excel 2010

@article{Mlard2014OnTA,
  title={On the accuracy of statistical procedures in Microsoft Excel 2010},
  author={Guy M{\'e}lard},
  journal={Computational Statistics},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={1095-1128}
}
  • G. Mélard
  • Published 1 October 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Computational Statistics
All previous versions of Microsoft Excel until Excel 2007 have been criticized by statisticians for several reasons, including the accuracy of statistical functions, the properties of the random number generator, the quality of statistical add-ins, the weakness of the Solver for nonlinear regression, and the data graphical representation. Until recently Microsoft did not make an attempt to fix all the errors in Excel and was still marketing a product that contained known errors. We provide an… 
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