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Statistics Computer Labs


Statistics Computer Labs

The department has three computer labs with more than 80 IBM-compatible PCs, and SUN Microsystems workstations. The CRAY Supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) is available to both faculty and graduate students.

Through accounts on these systems, students have direct access to the Internet through the UNIX (Solaris), and WINDOWS operating systems.

Statistics Teaching LabsComputer labs

Olmsted 1316 and Olmsted 1411 are teaching labs for undergraduate courses daily Monday through Friday. Students taking STAT048, 100A, or 100B courses with a lab are only allowed access during their assigned lab times.

The 1316 Lab also serves as an open campus lab, staffed by Student Computing, for a limited number of hours each week. These hours vary from quarter to quarter, depending on the schedule of Statistics labs and courses.

Graduate Computer Labs

The Garber Lab, Room 1318Garber Lab

The lab was named in honor of the late Dr. Morris Garber who, in the 1960's, convinced the university that computers were needed. Dr. Garber was named head of the UC Riverside Biometric Lab and Director of the University's first computer center.

The PC portion of the lab is an undergraduate teaching lab used for small undergraduate and graduate Statistics courses; make-up labs for large undergraduate courses, and occasionally for TA office hours. It is also the primary lab for Statistics Graduate Students.The Department of Statistics maintains a UNIX computing environment that is available to all Statistics Statistics Graduate Students, Staff and Faculty only. The lab contains multiple SUN Microsystems Blade and Ultra 24 workstations and through accounts on these systems, both faculty and graduate students have direct access to the Internet through the UNIX (Solaris), and WINDOWS operating systems and the CRAY Supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) is available to both faculty and graduate students.

The UNIX portion of the lab contains multiple SUN Microsystems Blade and Ultra 24 workstations and is available for Statistics Graduate Students, Staff and Faculty only.
 

Software

Development & Languages

Major software packages available for statistical analyses and intensive computations include R, SAS, Minitab, Matlab and Mathematica. Microsoft Office, TEX and LATEX are available for technical typesetting and word processing.

For additional information on the Statistics Department computer labs, please contact Dr. Linda Penas at linda.penas@ucr.edu.


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Department of Statistics
1337 Olmsted Hall

Tel: (951) 827-3774
Fax: (951) 827-3286
E-mail: Paula Lemire - Administrative Assistant

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