Poly Software International has released its software package for statistical analysis and technical plotting: ProStat version 4.8 for Windows. The version 4.8 of ProStat has incorporated all the features found in the previous versions plus more than 30 new features. These new features include: Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric multiple comparisons, Dunnett test, Weibull analysis, Kaplan-Meier survival estimates, new simplex and Powell methods for nonlinear regression, more than 100 new predefined regression models, and many others. New plot wizard will create user desired plot in a more convenient and intuitive way. Several new plot types and new axis scales have also been added in this new version.
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