Evaluation of Graphics Packages for PCs

**Data Reporting Functions**

Feature | Stanford Graphics | DeltaGraph | Origin | Sigmaplot |

Summary statistics | ||||

Min and Max | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |

Sum | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |

Mean | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |

Median | Yes | Yes | No | No |

Variance | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |

Save summary statistics as data | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |

Perform FFT | Yes | No | Yes | Yes |

Convolution | No | No | Yes | No |

Correlation | Yes | No | Yes | No |

Multiple Regression | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |

Save error series as data | Yes | No | Yes | Yes |

Save regression coefficients | Yes | Indirectly | Yes | Yes |

Goodness-of-fit tests | ||||

CHI-2 | No | No | Yes | No |

One way ANOVA | No | No | Yes | Yes |

t-stat | Yes | No | Yes | Yes |

F-stat | Yes | No | Yes | No |

P-test | No | No | Yes | Yes |

Data Reader | ||||

Read Data Values from plots | Yes | No | Yes | No |

Change data on plot | Yes | No | No | No |

Select a range of a data plot | No | No | Yes | No |

Update data worksheet if plot changed | Yes | No | No | No |