CMU Artificial Intelligence Repository
CLASP and CLIP: Common Lisp Analytical Statistics Package
CLASP (Common Lisp Analytical Statistics Package) provides the basic
functionality of a statistics package. The CLIM interface includes a
"notebook" that is both a "desktop" for icons and a Lisp interactor
pane, and uses BBN's SciGraph package for plotting. The Common Lisp
Instrumentation Package (CLIP) is available along with CLASP. CLIP is
designed to allow AI system developers and evaluators a portable way to
define and manage "alligator clips" for instrumenting their programs.
CLIP produces data about program behavior in CLASP format, as well as
other commonly used data formats. It currently has facilities to
support experiment design, such as scenario scripting and factorial
combination of independent variables, and can collect data in
summary form (at the end of each trial) or based upon the occurrence of
specific events (both periodic and non-periodic).
Using CLIP/CLASP the experimenter can:
- collect and filter data while a program runs
- define and automatically run experiments to evaluate a program's
behavior in different conditions
- transform, filter and partition data in powerful ways
- examine data graphically and statistically
- run parametric and computer-intensive tests
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Version: CLASP 1.3.2 (4-FEB-94); CLIP 1.4 (4-FEB-94)
Requires: CLOS, CLIM 1.1, BBN's SciGraph package
Ports: Lucid CL, Allegro CL
Copying: Copyright (c) 1990-93 University of Massachusetts,
Department of Computer and Information Science,
Experimental Knowledge Systems Laboratory,
Professor Paul Cohen, Director.
Use, copying, modification, and distribution permitted.
See copyright notice in load-clasp.lisp for details.
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Author(s): Dave Hart
Experimental Knowledge Systems Laboratory
Computer Science Department, LGRC
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-4610
Authors!Hart, CLASP, CLIM!Examples, CLIP, CLOS!Examples,
Lisp!Math, Math, SciGraph, Statistics,
Univ. of Massachusetts
A tutorial and manuals are included in the distribution.
Last Web update on Mon Feb 13 10:30:22 1995