The research scientists of Tuck Research Computing are specialists who assist faculty in research and analysis. TRC provides assistance in research design and data analysis, statistical computing support, specialized computer programming, and financial data extractions.
Faculty research support activities of TRC are listed below by area of specialty.
Data from CRSP (Center for Research in Security Prices), Compustat,
Data transfer services are also provided. For example, from Excel to SAS, SAS to Stata, text format to database, and/or across operating systems and media types. This service is usually provided on a walk-in basis. Data base importing and manipulation into a form suitable for analysis is also available.
Access to C programs for CRSP and Compustat extracts and processing, SAS software, scripting, etc. are available. TRC will also work with other faculty requiring Unix services through Dartmouth's Kiewit Computing Center. TRC staff can answer questions about Unix, help to manage user accounts, and answer questions and solve problems encountered when using the central compute services.
Assistance is provided for a variety of statistical packages and programming languages. including:
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The level of assistance provided may vary depending on the software package. We cannot provide ground-up training services for software, but in many cases may be able to refer you to an appropriate training provider, learning resource, or reference.
Statistical analysis and consulting services are available. Staff can:
Staff are available to write custom programs for complex data transformations, simulations, Excel add-ins, and many other areas.