Weekly and monthly graphs for monitoring crime patterns (SPSS Statistics)

I was recently asked for some code to show how I created the charts in my paper, Tables and Graphs for Monitoring Crime Patterns (Pre-print can be seen here). I cannot share the data used in the paper, but I can replicate them with some other public data. I will use calls for service...  Continue reading Weekly and monthly graphs for monitoring crime patterns (SPSS Statistics)

Viz. weighted regression in SPSS and some discussion

Here I wish to display some examples of visually weighted regression diagnostics in SPSS, along with some discussion about the goals and relationship to the greater visualization literature I feel is currently missing from the disscussion. To start, the current label of “visually weighted regression” can be...  Continue reading Viz. weighted regression in SPSS and some discussion

Some random SPSS graph tips: shading areas under curves and using dodging in binned dot plots

This is just a quick post on some random graphing examples you can do with SPSS through inline GPL statements, but are not possible through the GUI dialog. These also take knowing alittle bit about the grammar of graphics, and the nuts and bolts of SPSS's implementation. First up, shading under a curve. Shading under a...  Continue reading Some random SPSS graph tips: shading areas under curves and using dodging in binned dot plots