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SAS 9.4 Language Reference:, 2nd Edition

SAS 9.4 Language Reference, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Provides conceptual information for the Base SAS language. Major topics include SAS keywords and naming conventions, SAS variables and expressions, error processing and debugging, SAS data sets and files, creating and customizing output, DATA step concepts and DATA step processing, reading raw data, and creating and managing SAS libraries. ...

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SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics, 2nd Edition

SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics, 2nd Edition

By: SAS Documentation

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Provides comprehensive reference information for the statistical graphics (SG) family of procedures. These procedures include the SGPANEL, SGPLOT, SGSCATTER, SGDESIGN, and SGRENDER procedures. These procedures use ODS Graphics functionality to produce plots for exploratory data analysis and customized statistical displays. ...

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Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide, 2nd Edition

Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide, 2nd Edition

By: SAS Documentation

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Provides complete documentation of the Base SAS statistical procedures (CORR, FREQ, and UNIVARIATE), including introductory examples, syntax, computational details, and advanced examples. ...

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A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS for Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS for Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling, Second Edition

By: Norm O'Rourke; Larry Hatcher

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2013

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This easy-to-understand guide makes SEM accessible to all users. This second edition contains new material on sample-size estimation for path analysis and structural equation modeling. In a single user-friendly volume, students and researchers will find all the information they need in order to master SAS basics before moving on to factor analysis, path analysis, and other advanced statistical procedures. ...

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SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System, 2nd Edition

SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System, 2nd Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Provides usage information and examples for Output Delivery System (ODS) capabilities. The document describes a wide range of formatting options and shows how to gain greater flexibility in generating, storing, and reproducing SAS procedure and DATA step output. ...

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Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide, Second Edition

By: SAS Documentation

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Contains the complete reference for all Base SAS procedures. Provides information about what each procedure does and, if relevant, the kind of output that it produces. ...

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Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4

Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 10-JUL-2013

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Provides conceptual information about the SAS programming language, as well as step-by-step examples that illustrate the concepts. ...

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Segmentation and Lifetime Value Models Using SAS

Segmentation and Lifetime Value Models Using SAS

By: Edward C. Malthouse

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 23-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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In marketing, customer lifetime value modelling is the science of predicting a customer's value to a company throughout their relationship. This book describes techniques, using SAS software, for creating such models. The book can be used in industry as well as in university marketing courses. ...

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SAS Macro Language Magic: Discovering Advanced Techniques

SAS Macro Language Magic: Discovering Advanced Techniques

By: Robert Virgile

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2013

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SAS Macro Language Magic: Discovering Advanced Techniques pushes the SAS macro language to the limit. It explores how even common tools, when used to their full advantage, can transform into amazing applications. Discover and develop powerful programming techniques down the path to demystifying MACROS. All the tricks and secrets are revealed, enabling you to write SAS macros that work like MAGIC. ...

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Simulating Data with SAS

Simulating Data with SAS

By: Rick Wicklin

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 06-AUG-2013

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Data simulation is a fundamental technique in statistical programming and research. Rick Wicklin's Simulating Data with SAS brings together the most useful algorithms and the best programming techniques for efficient data simulation in an accessible how-to book for practicing statisticians and statistical programmers. The book discusses in detail how to simulate data from common univariate and multivariate distributions, and how to use simulation to evaluate statistical techniques. It also covers simulating correlated data, data for regression models, spatial data, and data with given...

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Practical Time Series Analysis Using SAS

Practical Time Series Analysis Using SAS

By: Anders Milhøj

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 15-APR-2013

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2013

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Anders Milhøj's Practical Time Series Analysis Using SAS explains and demonstrates through examples how you can use SAS for time series analysis. It offers modern procedures for forecasting, seasonal adjustments, and decomposition of time series that can be used without involved statistical reasoning. The book teaches, with numerous examples, how to apply these procedures with very simple coding. In addition, it also gives the statistical background for interested readers. Beginning with an introductory chapter that covers the practical handling of time series data in SAS using the...

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Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET

Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET

By: Chris Hemedinger

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2013

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Takes readers step-by-step through the process of creating custom tasks for use in SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office. Using standard off-the-shelf development tools for Microsoft .NET, you'll learn how you can hook in your custom processes and make them available to a wide range of SAS users. ...

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The Thirty-Six Stratagems

The Thirty-Six Stratagems

By: Peter Taylor

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 02-JAN-2013

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The 36 Stratagems is a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics and in war, as well as in civilian life, often through unorthodox means. Approximately 300 years ago an unknown scholar compiled the stratagems, a strangely seductive meditation on deception. The stratagems are ordered in categories according to your current position. 'Advantageous Stratagems', 'Opportunistic Stratagems' and 'Attacking Stratagems' are used when you are in a winning situation. 'Confusion Stratagems', 'Deception Stratagems' and 'Desperate Stratagems' are used when you are in a...

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Implementing CDISC Using SAS: An End-to-End Guide

Implementing CDISC Using SAS: An End-to-End Guide

By: Chris Holland; Jack Shostak

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2012

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An all-inclusive guide on how to implement and analyze Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) and Analysis Data Model (ADaM) data and prepare clinical trial data for regulatory submissions. Topics covered include creating and using metadata, developing conversion specifications, implementing and validating SDTM and ADaM data, determining solutions for legacy data conversions, and preparing data for regulatory submission. ...

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Carpenter's Guide to Innovative SAS Techniques

Carpenter's Guide to Innovative SAS Techniques

By: Art Carpenter

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 16-MAR-2012

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Offers advanced SAS programmers an all-in-one programming reference that includes advanced topics not easily found outside the depths of SAS documentation or more advanced training classes. ...

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The Little SAS® Book: A Primer

The Little SAS® Book: A Primer

By: Lora D. Delwiche; Susan J. Slaughter

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2012

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A classic that just keeps getting better, The Little SAS Book is essential for anyone learning SAS programming. Lora Delwiche and Susan Slaughter offer a user-friendly approach so readers can quickly and easily learn the most commonly used features of the SAS language. Each topic is presented in a self-contained, two-page layout complete with examples and graphics. The fifth edition has been completely updated to reflect the new default output introduced with SAS 9.3. In addition, there is a now a full chapter devoted to ODS Graphics including the SGPLOT and SGPANEL procedures. Other...

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PROC DOCUMENT by Example Using SAS®

PROC DOCUMENT by Example Using SAS®

By: Michael Tuchman

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 02-NOV-2012

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Explains how to work with the DOCUMENT procedure, which is designed to store your SAS procedure output for replay at a later time without having to re-run your original SAS code. ...

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Applied Data Mining for Forecasting Using SAS®

Applied Data Mining for Forecasting Using SAS®

By: Tim Rey; Arthur Kordon; Chip Wells

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2012

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Written for forecasting practitioners, engineers, statisticians, and economists, the book details how to select useful candidate input variables for time series regression models in environments when the number of candidates is large and identifies the correlation structure between selected candidate inputs and the forecast variable. ...

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Cody's Collection of Popular SAS Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them

Cody's Collection of Popular SAS Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them

By: Ron Cody

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

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Cody's Collection of Popular SAS Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them presents often-used programming tasks that readers can either use as presented or modify to fit their own programs, all in one handy volume. Esteemed author and SAS expert Ron Cody covers such topics as character to numeric conversion, automatic detection of numeric errors, combining summary data with detail data, restructuring a data set, grouping values using several innovative methods, performing an operation on all character or all numeric variables in a SAS data set, and much more! SAS users of all levels...

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Analyzing Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves with SAS

Analyzing Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves with SAS

By: Mithat Gonen

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2007

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In this example-laden book, author Mithat Günen illustrates the existing SAS procedures that can be tailored to produce ROC curves and expands upon further analyses using other SAS procedures and macros. Both parametric and nonparametric methods for analyzing ROC curves are covered in detail. ...