29
Mar

Plotting markers on a map at zip code locations, using GMap or SGplot

Users frequently ask how to plot their data as markers on a map. There are several ways to do this using SAS software. If you're a Visual Analytics user, you can do it using a point-and-click interface. But if you're a coder, you might need a little he... Read More
29
Mar

Graph presentations at SAS Global Forum 2017

SAS Global Forum 2017 is around the corner and SAS users are gearing up to travel to Orlando for a blockbuster conference.  ODS Graphics is now a well known component of Base SAS and many readers of this blog who are proficient users of SG Procedures and GTL can look [...]

The post Graph presentations at SAS Global Forum 2017 appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

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29
Mar

Lists: Nonmatrix data structures in SAS/IML

Lists are collections of objects. SAS/IML 14.2 supports lists as a way to store matrices, data tables, and other lists in a single object that you can pass to functions. SAS/IML lists automatically grow if you add new items to them and shrink if you remove items. You can also [...]

The post Lists: Nonmatrix data structures in SAS/IML appeared first on The DO Loop.

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28
Mar

Changing variable type and variable length in SAS datasets

There is a well-known Russian saying that goes “Если нельзя, но очень хочется, то можно.” The English translation of it can span anywhere from “If you can’t, but want it badly, then you can” to “If you shouldn’t, but want it badly, then you should” to “If you may not, [...]

Changing variable type and variable length in SAS datasets was published on SAS Users.

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27
Mar

Using the Robust Analytics Environment of SAS Viya

I have been using the SAS Viya environment for just over six months now and I absolutely love it.  As a long-time SAS coder and data scientist I’m thrilled with the speed and greater accuracy I’m getting out of a lot of the same statistical techniques I once used in [...]

Using the Robust Analytics Environment of SAS Viya was published on SAS Users.

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27
Mar

How many records are in that PROC SQL result?

Did you know that PROC SQL captures the record count for a result set in a special automatic macro variable? When you create a subset of data to include in a report, it's a nice touch to add a record count and other summaries as an eye-catcher to the report [...]

The post How many records are in that PROC SQL result? appeared first on The SAS Dummy.

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27
Mar

Scatter with layer

This article is motivated by a recent question on the Communities Web Site on creating a scatter plot with additional summary information.  Recently, I described how to create a scatter plot with a box overlay.  While such graphs have been discussed in earlier posts, this article provided a visual benefit [...]

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27
Mar

Let's analyze 32 years of basketball tournament data!

Here in the US, it's the nationwide men's college basketball tournament season! Therefore let's use some data from the previous years' tournaments to sharpen our analytics & visualization skills... But before we get started, I must mention (brag?) that my alma mater, NC State University, won this tournament in 1983. [...]

The post Let's analyze 32 years of basketball tournament data! appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

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27
Mar

Is ODS graphics enabled? Use automatic macro variables to determine the state of SAS

Did you know that you can check a SAS macro variable to see if ODS graphics is enabled? The other day I wanted to write a SAS program that creates a graph only if ODS graphics is enabled. The solution is to check the SYSODSGRAPHICS macro variable, which is automatically [...]

The post Is ODS graphics enabled? Use automatic macro variables to determine the state of SAS appeared first on The DO Loop.

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26
Mar

Facebook Data Mining using R

In this tutorial, we will see how to extract and analyze facebook data using R. Facebook has crossed more than 1 billion active users.  Facebook has gathered the most extensive data set ever about behavior of human. In R, we can extract data from ... Read More
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