What does SPSS mean in Colleges & Universities?

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Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (early name)

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SPSS
SPSS Statistics is a software package used for statistical analysis. Long produced by SPSS Inc., it was acquired by IBM in 2009. The current versions are officially named IBM SPSS Statistics. Companion products in the same family are used for survey authoring and deployment, data mining, text analytics, and collaboration and deployment. The software name stands for Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, reflecting the original market, although the software is now popular in other fields as well, including the health sciences and marketing.

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