Spring has Sprung in Saskatchewan

March 13, 2014
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As I sit here in the Regina airport, I'm looking out the window with longing like a puppy at the pet store. The weather here is just beautiful: + temperatures and clear skies and the sound of the running water resulting from the melt-off of the snow is...
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SAS tutorial: Fit a logistic regression model with SAS

March 13, 2014
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It's time for another SAS tutorial video! In this video, you will learn to create a logistic regression model and interpret the results. You will learn PROC LOGISTIC syntax and how to interpret p-values, parameter estimates, and odd ratios.   You can watch more...
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Blue Skies and Long Drives in Saskatoon

March 13, 2014
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As a native Torontonian, I'm used to getting some friendly (and sometimes not so friendly) ribbing when I travel around the country. The 'Centre of the Universe' is often referred to in less-than-glowing terms by others. Over the years, I've tried to p...
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SAS Global Forum 2015 Here I Come!

March 12, 2014
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I first attended SAS Global Forum (then called SAS Users Group International) way back in 1987.  Since then I have attended as often as possible.  Unfortunately, 2014 is not one of my years.  I will not be there in Washington DC March 23-26, 2014...
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Riddle: When is a bar chart really a pie chart?

March 12, 2014
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Did you know that this Friday is Pi Day? How are you planning to commemorate this special day? :) Next year's Pi Day might even be more special than usual, being that it will contain: March 14, 2015 - 9:26:53. And if you realize the coolness...
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SAS Office Analytics: Working with Your Inner SAS Programmer

March 12, 2014
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SAS Office Analytics: Working with Your Inner SAS Programmer

When working with new or even casual SAS BI users, the SAS Office Analytics really bridges the gap between “I’m not a SAS programmer” and “I have 1000′s of ideas for data...
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Optimizing a function of an integral

March 12, 2014
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Optimizing a function of an integral

Last week I showed how to find parameters that maximize the integral of a certain probability density function (PDF). Because the function was a PDF, I could evaluate the integral by calling the CDF function in SAS. (Recall that the cumulative distribution function (CDF)...
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An Early Spring in Winnipeg

March 12, 2014
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Today’s meeting of the Winnipeg SAS User Group really got me thinking. Part of the reason for this was certainly that one of my presentations demanded as much. This year, for all of the user groups across the country, I will be...
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SAS, SPSS, Stata Users: Learn R from Home April 21

March 11, 2014
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SAS, SPSS, Stata Users: Learn R from Home April 21

Has learning R been driving you a bit crazy? If so, it may be that you’re “lost in translation.” On April 21 and 23, I’ll be teaching a webinar, R for SAS, SPSS and Stata Users. With each R concept, … Continue reading...
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