29
Jun

Let’s celebrate 40 years of SAS users

Let’s go back to 1976 for a moment. Did you know that was the year Muhammad Ali introduced a line of beauty products called “Knock Out?” And the hottest merchandise, including t-shirts, posters and even beanbags sported the character Arthur Fonzarelli (The Fonz) of TV’s “Happy Days.” But there was something […]

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29
Jun

Great machine learning starts with resourceful feature engineering

I recently read an article in which the winner of a Kaggle Competition was not shy about sharing his technique for winning not one, but several of the analytical competitions. “I always use Gradient Boosting,” he said. And then added, “but the key is Feature Engineering.” A couple days later, […]

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29
Jun

Visualize the Cantor function in SAS

I was a freshman in college the first time I saw the Cantor middle-thirds set and the related Cantor "Devil's staircase" function. (Shown at left.) These constructions expanded my mind and led me to study fractals, real analysis, topology, and other mathematical areas. The Cantor function and the Cantor middle-thirds […]

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28
Jun

When to use IF and %IF in SAS Macros

Most of the programmers who are new to SAS macro programming are confused between the IF condition and %IF in SAS Macros. The usage of DO END and %DO %END in macro programming also creates confusion. This tutorial describes the difference with examples... Read More
28
Jun

SAS Cares: help just a tweet, post, or click away

It’s no secret: here at SAS, we care about our customers. In fact, we care so much that we developed a program with that exact name: our SAS Cares program is here to help you with all things SAS! We know you may be so awesome that you never need […]

SAS Cares: help just a tweet, post, or click away was published on SAS Users.

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27
Jun

Could I get a Brexit map over here, please!?!

With the recent vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union being all over the news, I was a bit embarrassed to realize I didn't know exactly what areas are (and aren't) considered part of the UK. After a few Google searches, I found the following map  on the […]

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27
Jun

Video: Demonstrating the new features in SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1

Would you like to see the latest features of SAS Enterprise Guide in action? Of course you would! That's why it's well worth the 12 minutes of your time to watch this video from SAS Global Forum 2016. In the video, Casey Smith (SAS' R&D manager of the SAS Enterprise […]

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27
Jun

In praise of simple graphics

'Tis a gift to be simple. -- Shaker hymn In June 2015 I published a short article for Significance, a magazine that features statistical and data-related articles that are of general interest to a wide a range of scientists. The title of my article is "In Praise of Simple Graphics." […]

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26
Jun

Data Analysis by Example: That’s funny …

In the last post, I used SAS Enterprise Guide to filter out a couple of ‘bad’ records that came from test data, then I created a summary table of the number of questions answered and the percentage correct. Then, I calculated the mean percentage correct for the  around 84%. That seemed a bit high to me. […] Read More
26
Jun

Bar Chart with Descending Response

Recently, I needed to view the list of products with the highest number of defects.  I have a data set of defects reported against various products.  The data set has over 30 products, and each observation contains the product name, name of the primary support person, and other relevant details of […]

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