23
Feb

Bringing teams together

Editor's note: Amanda Farnsworth is Head of Visual Journalism at BBC News and a featured speaker at SAS Global Forum 2017, April 2-5, 2017 in Orlando. There was a best selling book some years ago called “Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus.” It’s a phrase I thought [...]

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23
Feb

Gartner’s 2017 Take on Data Science Software

In my ongoing quest to track The Popularity of Data Analysis Software, I’ve finally decided to change the title to use the newer term “data science”. The 2017 version of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms was just published, … Continue reading Read More
23
Feb

How to add roads to your SAS maps

Have you been using the SAS/Graph Gmap procedure to plot your data on maps for years, but never knew you could add roads to your maps?!? Follow along in this blog post, and I'll teach you how... But before we get started, here's a picture of a nice aer... Read More
22
Feb

Quantile estimates and the difference of medians in SAS

Sometimes SAS programmers ask about how to analyze quantiles with SAS. Common questions include: How can I compute 95% confidence intervals for a median in SAS? How can I test whether the medians of two independent samples are significantly different? How can I repeat the previous analyses with other percentiles, [...]

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21
Feb

The Other 27 SAS Numeric Missing Values

What?!?  You mean a period (.) isn't the only SAS numeric missing value? Well, there are 27 others: .A .B, to .Z and ._ (period underscore). Your first question might be: "Why would you need more than one missing value?"  One situation where multiple missing values are useful involves survey data. Suppose [...]

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20
Feb

Google's switch to G Suite

My paymenet information for this custom URL is expiring and Google told me to update the payment information. That's OK, I will do it. However, by switching to G Suite, Google makes paying this $10.00 so difficult that I decided it is not worthy to c... Read More
20
Feb

Tips for using the ODS Excel Destination

The SAS® Output Delivery System provides the ability to generate output in various destination formats (for example, HTML, PDF, and Excel). One of the more recent destinations, ODS Excel, became production in the third maintenance release for SAS 9.4 (TS1M3). This destination enables you to generated native Microsoft Excel formatted [...]

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20
Feb

The distribution of colors for plain M&M candies

Many introductory courses in probability and statistics encourage students to collect and analyze real data. A popular experiment in categorical data analysis is to give students a bag of M&M® candies and ask them to estimate the proportion of colors in the population from the sample data. In some classes, [...]

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20
Feb

SAS studio – dude, where’s my data set?

Working on some fun things  using  SAS Studio, so, expect a number of short posts over the next few days. Last time, I talked about the utilities and how easy it is to import an Excel file. Now let’s say maybe you are not aUnix person  and you have no idea how exactly to code […] Read More
19
Feb

Import Data in Python

This tutorial explains various methods to read data into Python. Data can be in any of the popular formats - CSV, TXT, XLS/XLSX (Excel), sas7bdat (SAS), Rdata (R) etc.Import Data into PythonWhile importing external files, we need to check the following... Read More
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