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.

Exercises and Projects for The Little SAS Book Fifth Edition

  • Filename: exercises-and-projects-for-the-little-sas-book-fifth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781629598055
  • Release Date: 2015-07-01
  • Number of pages: 148
  • Author: Rebecca A. Ottesen
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Challenge and improve your SAS skills through thought-provoking questions, exercises, and projects. Each chapter in Exercises and Projects for The Little SAS Book is matched to a chapter in The Little SAS Book, Fifth Edition. This hands-on workbook is designed to hone your SAS skills whether you are a student or a professional. This book covers DATA step programming, report writing, statistical and graphical procedures, the Output Delivery System, macros, and more; contains a mixture of multiple-choice questions, open-ended discussion topics, and programming exercises with selected answers and hints; and includes comprehensive programming projects that are designed to encourage self-study and to test the skills developed by The Little SAS Book. --

The Little SAS Book

  • Filename: the-little-sas-book.
  • ISBN: 1599947250
  • Release Date: 2008-01-01
  • Number of pages: 358
  • Author: Lora D. Delwiche
  • Publisher: SAS Press

Looks at the the basic concepts of the SAS software, covering such topics as DATA step, the PROC step, and statistical procedures.

Learning SAS by Example

  • Filename: learning-sas-by-example.
  • ISBN: 9781599944265
  • Release Date: 2007-03-26
  • Number of pages: 664
  • Author: Ron Cody, EdD
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Learn to program SAS by example! If you like learning by example, then Learning SAS by Example: A Programmer's Guide makes it easy to learn SAS programming. In an instructive and conversational tone, author Ron Cody clearly explains each programming technique and then illustrates it with one or more real-life examples, followed by a detailed description of how the program works. The text is divided into four major sections: Getting Started; DATA Step Processing; Presenting and Summarizing Your Data; and Advanced Topics. Subjects addressed include: Reading data from external sources Learning details of DATA step programming Subsetting and combining SAS data sets Understanding SAS functions and working with arrays Creating reports with PROC REPORT and PROC TABULATE Learning to use the SAS Output Delivery System Getting started with the SAS macro language Introducing PROC SQL You can test your knowledge and hone your skills by solving the problems at the end of each chapter. (Solutions to odd-numbered problems are located at the back of this book. Solutions to all problems are available to instructors by visiting Ron Cody's author page for details.) This book is intended for beginners and intermediate users. Readers should know how to enter and submit a SAS program from their operating system. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

The Little SAS Book for Enterprise Guide 4 2

  • Filename: the-little-sas-book-for-enterprise-guide-4-2.
  • ISBN: 1607645750
  • Release Date: 2010-03-31
  • Number of pages: 388
  • Author: Susan J. Slaughter
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Whether you are using SAS Enterprise Guide for the first time or transitioning to the newest release, this is the book for you! With The Little SAS Book for Enterprise Guide 4.2, award-winning authors Susan Slaughter and Lora Delwiche help you quickly become productive in the SAS Enterprise Guide point-and-click environment. A series of carefully designed tutorials help you master the basics of the tasks you'll want to do most frequently. The reference section of the book expands on the tutorial topics, covering specific features in more depth. Completely rewritten and updated with new features for SAS Enterprise Guide 4.2, this edition supports SAS Enterprise Guide 4.2, SAS Enterprise Guide 4.3, and SAS Enterprise Guide 5.1. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

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

SAS Statistics by Example

  • Filename: sas-statistics-by-example.
  • ISBN: 9781612900124
  • Release Date: 2011-08-22
  • Number of pages: 274
  • Author: Ron Cody, EdD
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

In SAS Statistics by Example, Ron Cody offers up a cookbook approach for doing statistics with SAS. Structured specifically around the most commonly used statistical tasks or techniques--for example, comparing two means, ANOVA, and regression--this book provides an easy-to-follow, how-to approach to statistical analysis not found in other books. For each statistical task, Cody includes heavily annotated examples using ODS Statistical Graphics procedures such as SGPLOT, SGSCATTER, and SGPANEL that show how SAS can produce the required statistics. Also, you will learn how to test the assumptions for all relevant statistical tests. Major topics featured include descriptive statistics, one- and two-sample tests, ANOVA, correlation, linear and multiple regression, analysis of categorical data, logistic regression, nonparametric techniques, and power and sample size. This is not a book that teaches statistics. Rather, SAS Statistics by Example is perfect for intermediate to advanced statistical programmers who know their statistics and want to use SAS to do their analyses. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

Basic Statistics Using SAS Enterprise Guide

  • Filename: basic-statistics-using-sas-enterprise-guide.
  • ISBN: 9781599947150
  • Release Date: 2007-11-01
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Geoff Der
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

This example-rich guide shows you how to conduct a wide range of statistical analyses with no SAS programming required. For each analysis, one or more real data sets, a brief introduction of the technique, and a clear explanation of the SAS Enterprise Guide output are provided.

SAS Certification Prep Guide

  • Filename: sas-certification-prep-guide.
  • ISBN: 9781629593586
  • Release Date: 2014-12-01
  • Number of pages: 858
  • Author: SAS Institute
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Businesses rely on career professionals with strong SAS knowledge and skills. Set yourself apart from the competition by earning the only globally recognized credential endorsed by SAS. The SAS Certification Prep Guide: Advanced Programming for SAS 9, Fourth Edition, prepares you to take the Advanced Programming for SAS 9 exam. Major topics include SQL processing with SAS, the SAS macro language, advanced SAS programming techniques, and optimizing SAS programs, as well as a new chapter on creating functions with PROC FCMP. You will also become familiar with the enhancements and new functionality that are available in SAS 9. New or experienced SAS users will find this guide to be an invaluable resource that covers the objectives tested on the exam. The text contains quizzes that enable you to test your understanding of material in each chapter. Quiz solutions are included at the end of the book. Candidates must earn the SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 Credential before taking the SAS Advanced Programming for SAS 9 exam. You’ll find instructions on how to obtain sample data when accessing SAS through SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Studio, SAS University Edition, and the SAS windowing environment. This edition provides significant improvements to numerous examples, making the code even more efficient. Experience is a critical component to becoming a SAS Certified Professional. This comprehensive guide along with training in SAS SQL1, SAS Macro Language 1, and SAS Programming 3 are valuable resources designed to help you prepare for the Advanced SAS Certification exam.

SAS and R

  • Filename: sas-and-r.
  • ISBN: 9781466584495
  • Release Date: 2014-07-17
  • Number of pages: 468
  • Author: Ken Kleinman
  • Publisher: CRC Press

An Up-to-Date, All-in-One Resource for Using SAS and R to Perform Frequent Tasks The first edition of this popular guide provided a path between SAS and R using an easy-to-understand, dictionary-like approach. Retaining the same accessible format, SAS and R: Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics, Second Edition explains how to easily perform an analytical task in both SAS and R, without having to navigate through the extensive, idiosyncratic, and sometimes unwieldy software documentation. The book covers many common tasks, such as data management, descriptive summaries, inferential procedures, regression analysis, and graphics, along with more complex applications. New to the Second Edition This edition now covers RStudio, a powerful and easy-to-use interface for R. It incorporates a number of additional topics, including using application program interfaces (APIs), accessing data through database management systems, using reproducible analysis tools, and statistical analysis with Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods and finite mixture models. It also includes extended examples of simulations and many new examples. Enables Easy Mobility between the Two Systems Through the extensive indexing and cross-referencing, users can directly find and implement the material they need. SAS users can look up tasks in the SAS index and then find the associated R code while R users can benefit from the R index in a similar manner. Numerous example analyses demonstrate the code in action and facilitate further exploration. The datasets and code are available for download on the book’s website.

An Introduction to SAS University Edition

  • Filename: an-introduction-to-sas-university-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781629600079
  • Release Date: 2015-09-16
  • Number of pages: 366
  • Author: Ron Cody
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Get up and running with the SAS University Edition using Ron Cody’s easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide. Aimed at beginners who have downloaded the free SAS University Edition and want to either use the point-and-click interactive environment of SAS Studio, or who want to write their own SAS programs, or both, An Introduction to SAS University Edition, begins by showing you how to obtain the SAS University Edition, and how you can run SAS on a PC or Macintosh computer. The first part of the book shows you how to perform basic tasks, such as producing a report, summarizing data, producing charts and graphs, and using the SAS Studio built-in tasks. The first part also describes how you can perform basic statistical tests using the interactive point-and-click environment. The second part of the book shows you how to write your own SAS programs, and how to use SAS procedures to perform a variety of tasks. This part of the book also explains how to read data from a variety of sources: text files, Excel workbooks, and CSV files. In order to get familiar with the SAS Studio environment, this book also shows you how to access dozens of interesting data sets that are included with the product.

Elementary Statistics Using SAS

  • Filename: elementary-statistics-using-sas.
  • ISBN: 9781629597935
  • Release Date: 2015-04-17
  • Number of pages: 560
  • Author: Sandra D. Schlotzhauer
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

Bridging the gap between statistics texts and SAS documentation, Elementary Statistics Using SAS is written for those who want to perform analyses to solve problems. The first section of the book explains the basics of SAS data sets and shows how to use SAS for descriptive statistics and graphs. The second section discusses fundamental statistical concepts, including normality and hypothesis testing. The remaining sections of the book show analyses for comparing two groups, comparing multiple groups, fitting regression equations, and exploring contingency tables. For each analysis, author Sandra Schlotzhauer explains assumptions, statistical approach, and SAS methods and syntax, and makes conclusions from the results. Statistical methods covered include two-sample t-tests, paired-difference t-tests, analysis of variance, multiple comparison techniques, regression, regression diagnostics, and chi-square tests. Elementary Statistics Using SAS is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of Ramon Littell and Sandra Schlotzhauer's SAS System for Elementary Statistical Analysis.

Predictive Modeling with SAS Enterprise Miner

  • Filename: predictive-modeling-with-sas-enterprise-miner.
  • ISBN: 9781635260380
  • Release Date: 2017-07-20
  • Number of pages: 574
  • Author: Kattamuri S. Sarma
  • Publisher: SAS Institute

A step-by-step guide to predictive modeling! Kattamuri Sarma's Predictive Modeling with SAS Enterprise Miner: Practical Solutions for Business Applications, Third Edition, will show you how to develop and test predictive models quickly using SAS Enterprise Miner. Using realistic data, the book explains complex methods in a simple and practical way to readers from different backgrounds and industries. Incorporating the latest version of Enterprise Miner, this third edition also expands the section on time series. Written for business analysts, data scientists, statisticians, students, predictive modelers, and data miners, this comprehensive text provides examples that will strengthen your understanding of the essential concepts and methods of predictive modeling. Topics covered include logistic regression, regression, decision trees, neural networks, variable clustering, observation clustering, data imputation, binning, data exploration, variable selection, variable transformation, and much more, including analysis of textual data. Develop predictive models quickly, learn how to test numerous models and compare the results, gain an in-depth understanding of predictive models and multivariate methods, and discover how to do in-depth analysis. Do it all with Predictive Modeling with SAS Enterprise Miner!

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