I’ve scanned postings. THE book has systematic approaches to most Sabrmetric inquiries.
With a cheapo laptop, all Linux operating system and MySQL, PERL, R, and Open office programs, installed,
I’m hoping to have approaches to most questions.
Notes: SAS is good. That company also has JMP. They cost. S-plus is an ex Bell Labs stats program. The free version is “R.” It has some kind of bio-medical certification and is maintained by Cal- Berkley among others.
Adler covers stats programs for Microsoft, Apple, and Linux, though all systems are not completely tested. I could not get some of the “Hacks” to work under Ubuntu. I went to SuSE Linux. PERL comes with Most Linux versions. In the command line type atyourprompt> perl -v
You should see your version of perl.