University Statisticians of the Southern Experiment Stations

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The University Statisticians of the Southern Experiment Stations (USSES) was a coalition of southern Universities formed in the mid-1960s for the purpose of coordinating efforts in the development of statistical software. This coalition was largely motivated by introduction of the IBM System/360, which required the reprogramming of all software developed on previous IBM models.[1]

North Carolina State University played a leading role within the coalition because they had a larger programming staff and were well funded through a grant from the National Institute of Health.[2]

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  1. ^ Greenberg, Bernard G.; Cox, Gertrude M.; Mason, David D.; Grizzle, James E.; Johnson, Norman L.; Jones, Lyle V.; Monroe, John; Simmons, Gordon D., Jr. (1978), Nourse, E. Shepley, ed., "Statistical Training and Research: The University of North Carolina System", International Statistical Review 46: 180–181, doi:10.2307/1402812 
  2. ^ Greenberg, et al. Pages 180-181