Computing age in SAS 9.3

July 12, 2011
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It seems like such a simple problem: how can you reliably compute the age of someone or something? Susan lamented the subtle issues using the YRDIF function exactly 1.0356164384 years ago. Sure, you could write your own function for calculating ...
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Statistics and the Casey Anthony Case: False Positives and False Negatives

July 12, 2011
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Arnold Loewy, professor of criminal law at Texas Tech University, wrote an editorial about the Casey Anthony case that has statistical undertones. Prof. Loewy discusses the fact that there are two kinds of errors that can occur in a court trial: ...
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Promoting SAS Objects from SAS 9.1.3 and SAS 9.2 to SAS 9.3

July 12, 2011
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Good article on the SAS support.sas.com: Special Considerations for Promoting Content to SAS 9.3 from an Earlier SAS Version           Outlining what can be promoted from SAS 9.1.3 and SAS 9.2 to SAS 9.3 plus a few gotcha’s.
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Peek-a-boo – I can see lots of SAS 9.3 doco for you

July 12, 2011
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If you search on 9.3 in the SAS support.sas.com site, you will see a raft of SAS 9.3 doco has just been published (or probably unhidden). Dur da dur da dur da (tune to jaws) SAS 9.3 is almost here………
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Example 9.2: Transparency and bivariate KDE

July 11, 2011
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Example 9.2:  Transparency and bivariate KDE

In Example 9.1, we showed a binning approach to plotting bivariate relationships in a large data set. Here we show more sophisticated approaches: transparent overplotting and formal two-dimensional kernel density estimation. We use the 10,000 simulat...
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Example 9.2: Transparency and bivariate KDE

July 11, 2011
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Example 9.2:  Transparency and bivariate KDE

In Example 9.1, we showed a binning approach to plotting bivariate relationships in a large data set. Here we show more sophisticated approaches: transparent overplotting and formal two-dimensional kernel density estimation. We use the 10,000 simulat...
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Example 9.2: Transparency and bivariate KDE

July 11, 2011
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Example 9.2:  Transparency and bivariate KDE

In Example 9.1, we showed a binning approach to plotting bivariate relationships in a large data set. Here we show more sophisticated approaches: transparent overplotting and formal two-dimensional kernel density estimation. We use the 10,000 simulat...
Read more »

How to assign a library to the same path as your SAS Enterprise Guide project

July 11, 2011
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SAS Enterprise Guide sets values for several useful SAS macro variables when it connects to a SAS session, including one macro variable, &_CLIENTPROJECTPATH, that contains the name and path of the current SAS Enterprise Guide project file. (To lear...
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How to assign a library to the same path as your SAS Enterprise Guide project

July 11, 2011
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SAS Enterprise Guide sets values for several useful SAS macro variables when it connects to a SAS session, including one macro variable, &_CLIENTPROJECTPATH, that contains the name and path of the current SAS Enterprise Guide project file. (To lea...
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