An Introduction to Stata Programming By Christopher F. Baum
2009 | 362 Pages | ISBN: 1597180459 | scanned PDF | 32 MB
This work focuses on three varieties of Stata programming: do-file programming, ado-file programming, and Mata features that work at the side of do- and ado-files. It explains the right way to usefully automate work with Stata and easy methods to use Stata extra successfully by way of programming on a number of of those ranges. After presenting elementary ideas of the command-line interface and generally used instruments for working with packages and knowledge units, the textual content follows a singular format by providing "cookbook" chapters after every primary chapter. These cookbook chapters take a look at tips on how to carry out a selected programming process with Stata and supply an entire answer to the issue. The textual content additionally consists of quite a few examples of Mata, Stataâ€™s matrix programming language.