The Little SAS Book A Primer Fifth Edition

  • Filename: the-little-sas-book-a-primer-fifth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781612904009
  • Release Date: 2012-10-12
  • Number of pages: 376
  • Author: Lora D. Delwiche
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

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 changes include expanded coverage of linguistic sorting and a new section on concatenating macro variables with other text. This book is a great tool for users of SAS 9.4 as well. This title belongs on every SAS programmer's bookshelf. It's a resource not just to get you started, but one you'll return to as you continue to improve your programming skills. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

The Little SAS Book

  • Filename: the-little-sas-book.
  • ISBN: 9781599948751
  • Release Date: 2008-07-01
  • Number of pages: 358
  • Author: Lora D. Delwiche
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

This easy-to-read classic introduces the most commonly used features of the SAS language. Topics include such basic SAS concepts as the DATA and PROC steps, inputting data, modifying and combining data sets, and debugging SAS programs.

The Little SAS Book

  • Filename: the-little-sas-book.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015057357579
  • Release Date: 1995
  • Number of pages: 228
  • Author: Lora D. Delwiche
  • Publisher: Sas Inst

Overwhelmed by too much information? Left hanging without quite enough direction? If you will find this book is just right for getting an easy, yet complete introduction to using SAS software. This task-oriented handbook presents SAS software in a format that is inviting and convenient. Each task is presented in a self-contained two-page layout complete with examples, graphics, and cross-references to other SAS software documentation. Topics range from concepts of the SAS language to using basic statistical procedures and debugging programs. The modular and concise format makes this an ideal tutorial for concentrated study and a great quick reference for particular tasks. Beginning and elementary users will be pleasantly surprised by this unusually appalling approach to mastering basic programming tasks such as inputting data, modifying and combining data sets, and summering and presenting data with the MEANS, PLOT, FREQ, and PRINT procedures. The beginner will also learn about more advanced topics such as arrays, RETAIN statements, and transport data sets.

SAS For Dummies

  • Filename: sas-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 1118044010
  • Release Date: 2011-04-18
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Stephen McDaniel
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Created in partnership with SAS, this book explores SAS, a business intelligence software that can be used in any business setting or enterprise for data delivery, reporting, data mining, forecasting, statistical analysis, and more SAS employee and technologist Stephen McDaniel combines real-world expertise and a friendly writing style to introduce readers to SAS basics Covers crucial topics such as getting various types of data into the software, producing reports, working with the data, basic SAS programming, macros, and working with SAS and databases

In Action with the SAS

  • Filename: in-action-with-the-sas.
  • ISBN: 9781459603653
  • Release Date: 2010-10-19
  • Number of pages: 648
  • Author: David Horner
  • Publisher:

"Thrilling examination of some of the actions the SAS has been involved in up to and including its service in East Timor."--Publisher's website.

Rogue Warrior of the SAS

  • Filename: rogue-warrior-of-the-sas.
  • ISBN: 9781780573779
  • Release Date: 2011-10-14
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Martin Dillon
  • Publisher: Random House

More than half a century after his death, Lt Col. Robert Blair Mayne is still regarded as one of the greatest soldiers in the history of military special operations. He was the most decorated British soldier of the Second World War, receiving four DSOs, the Croix de Guerre and the Légion d'honneur, and he pioneered tactics used today by the SAS and other special operations units worldwide. Rogue Warrior of the SAS tells the remarkable life story of 'Colonel Paddy', whose exceptional physical strength and uniquely swift reflexes made him a fearsome opponent. But his unorthodox rules of war and his resentment of authority would deny him the ultimate accolade of the Victoria Cross. Drawing on personal letters and family papers, declassified SAS files and records, together with the Official SAS Diary compiled in wartime and eyewitness accounts from many who served with him, the picture emerges of a soldier who, although a flawed hero, was unquestionably one of the most distinctive combatants of the campaigns in the Western Desert and Europe.

SAS for Epidemiologists

  • Filename: sas-for-epidemiologists.
  • ISBN: 9781461448549
  • Release Date: 2012-10-25
  • Number of pages: 258
  • Author: Charles DiMaggio
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This comprehensive text covers the use of SAS for epidemiology and public health research. Developed with students in mind and from their feedback, the text addresses this material in a straightforward manner with a multitude of examples. It is directly applicable to students and researchers in the fields of public health, biostatistics and epidemiology. Through a “hands on” approach to the use of SAS for a broad number of epidemiologic analyses, readers learn techniques for data entry and cleaning, categorical analysis, ANOVA, and linear regression and much more. Exercises utilizing real-world data sets are featured throughout the book. SAS screen shots demonstrate the steps for successful programming. SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is an integrated system of software products provided by the SAS institute, which is headquartered in California. It provides programmers and statisticians the ability to engage in many sophisticated statistical analyses and data retrieval and mining exercises. SAS is widely used in the fields of epidemiology and public health research, predominately due to its ability to reliably analyze very large administrative data sets, as well as more commonly encountered clinical trial and observational research data.

Rogue Heroes

  • Filename: rogue-heroes.
  • ISBN: 0771060327
  • Release Date: 2017-05-30
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Ben MacIntyre
  • Publisher: Signal Books

The latest from the bestselling author of Operation Mincemeat and A Spy Among Friends -- the untold story of one of WWII's most important secret military units. Ben Macintyre's latest book of derring-do and wartime intrigue reveals the incredible story of the last truly unsung secret organization of World War II -- Britain's Special Air Service, or the SAS. Facing long odds and a tough slog against Rommel and the German tanks in the Middle East theatre, Britain turned to the brainchild of one its most unlikely heroes -- David Stirling, a young man whose aimlessness and almost practiced ennui belied a remarkable mind for strategy. With the help of his equally unusual colleague, the rough-and-tumble Jock Lewes, Stirling sought to assemble a crack team of highly trained men who would parachute in behind enemy lines to throw monkey wrenches into the German war machine. Though he faced stiff resistance from those who believed such activities violated the classic rules of war, Stirling persevered and in the process created a legacy. Staffed by brilliant, idiosyncratic men whose talents defied both tradition and expectations, the SAS would not only change the course of the war, but the very nature of combat itself. Written with complete access to the never-before-seen SAS archives (who chose Macintyre as their official historian), Rogue Heroes offers a powerfully intimate look at life on the battlefield as lived by a group of remarkable soldiers whose contributions have, until now, gone unrecognized beyond the classified world. Filled with wrenching set pieces and weaving its way through multiple theatres of our grandest and most terrible war, this book is both an excellent addition to the Macintyre library and a critical piece in our understanding of the war's unfolding.

Dangerous Men

  • Filename: dangerous-men.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015040567680
  • Release Date: 1997-08-01
  • Number of pages: 196
  • Author: John Newsinger
  • Publisher: Pluto Press

In the popular imagination the Special Air Service Regiment, or SAS, is perceived as both protector and avenger of the Crown and emblematic of staunch British individualism. In Dangerous Men, John Newsinger analyses the recent glut of popular books, magazines and films based on the activities of the SAS and assesses the aggressive masculinity, graphic violence and military prowess that are represented in many of the works, and their use in perpetuating myths of muscle-flexing nationalism. The book is divided into four parts covering the myth of the SAS analysed through historical works, and its representation in personal memoirs, fiction, survival manuals, TV documentaries and Hollywood film. Through the works examined, Newsinger deconstructs a range of real and imagined scenarios in which the SAS are pitted against an array of perceived enemies of the state, including the representation of the its role in the storming of the Iranian Embassy and in conflicts from the Falklands to the Gulf. Among the works examined are the bestselling memoirs by Michael Paul Kennedy, Andy McNab, Peter de la Billiere, Chris Ryan, and Jenny Simpson; fiction by James Follett, Terence Strong, Gerald Seymour and the Soldier A-Z series; key historical accounts by Philip Warner,Tony Geraghty, James Adams, and Mark Urban; and acclaimed films such as Who Dares Wins and The Rock .

SAS Guide to Report Writing

  • Filename: sas-guide-to-report-writing.
  • ISBN: 9781590478325
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 314
  • Author: Michele M. Burlew
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Using a wealth of easy-to-follow examples, this timesaving book demonstrates the many different styles of reports that are available and the SAS tools used to generate them. Examples enable more experienced programmers to quickly grasp new techniques, while margin notes and additional discussions provide novice users with the details they need for effective learning.

Forecasting Examples for Business and Economics Using the SAS System

  • Filename: forecasting-examples-for-business-and-economics-using-the-sas-system.
  • ISBN: 9781555447632
  • Release Date: 1994-04-01
  • Number of pages: 424
  • Author: SAS Institute
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Numerous step-by-step examples show you--the economist, business forecaster, student, or researcher--how to use SAS to generate forecasts for a variety of business and economic data. Examples are based on both time series models and econometric models. You'll learn how to use SAS to forecast time series data using Box-Jenkins ARIMA methodology; develop and forecast transfer functions and intervention models; fit and forecast regression models with autocorrelated, heteroskedastic, and ARCH-GARCH error terms; estimate nonlinear regression models; create forecast confidence limits using Monte Carlo simulation; and more! The main focus of the book is on the code-based procedures in SAS/ETS software, but this book also provides an introduction to the interactive Time Series Forecasting System, and it shows how to plot data and forecasts with SAS/GRAPH software.

Analyzing Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves with SAS

  • Filename: analyzing-receiver-operating-characteristic-curves-with-sas.
  • ISBN: 1599946343
  • Release Date: 2007-10-22
  • Number of pages: 148
  • Author: Mithat Gönen
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

In this example-laden book, author Mithat Gönen 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.

Sas Active Library Mountain Skills

  • Filename: sas-active-library-mountain-skills.
  • ISBN: 0007102283
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Barry Davies
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

Adapted from the selection training and survival techniques taught to members of the SAS, every aspect of being out on the hills is covered, ranging from the all-important preparation and choice of equipment to basic navigation and climbing skills. Detailed advice is also given on camping out, winter walking and on what to do to maximise your chances of survival if you are the target for search-and-rescue.

The Regiment

  • Filename: the-regiment.
  • ISBN: 9781472823243
  • Release Date: 2016-10-20
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Rusty Firmin
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

From its early beginnings in World War II, the Special Air Service (SAS) has won renown in some of the most dramatic, dangerous and controversial military special operations of the 20th century. It is a secretive and mysterious unit, whose operations and internal structures are hidden from the public eye. Now, one of its longest-serving veterans offers a glimpse into the shadowy world of the SAS. Rusty Firmin spent an incredible 15 years with 'The Regiment' and was a key figure in the assault of the Iranian Embassy in London in May 1980. Newly revised and available in paperback, this is the unforgettable chronicle of Rusty's combat experiences – a fascinating and intimate portrayal of what it was like to be part of the world's most respected Special Operations Force.

SAS for Linear Models Fourth Edition

  • Filename: sas-for-linear-models-fourth-edition.
  • ISBN: 1599941422
  • Release Date: 2002-03-22
  • Number of pages: 492
  • Author: Ramon C. Littell, Ph.D.
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

This clear and comprehensive guide provides everything you need for powerful linear model analysis. Using a tutorial approach and plenty of examples, authors Ramon Littell, Walter Stroup, and Rudolf Freund lead you through methods related to analysis of variance with fixed and random effects. You will learn to use the appropriate SAS procedure for most experiment designs (including completely random, randomized blocks, and split plot) as well as factorial treatment designs and repeated measures. SAS for Linear Models, Fourth Edition, also includes analysis of covariance, multivariate linear models, and generalized linear models for non-normal data. Find inside: regression models; balanced ANOVA with both fixed- and random-effects models; unbalanced data with both fixed- and random-effects models; covariance models; generalized linear models; multivariate models; and repeated measures. New in this edition: MIXED and GENMOD procedures, updated examples, new software-related features, and other new material. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

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