Tweak PROC FASTCLUS for 1-Nearest Neighbor / Closest Match

September 23, 2009
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In most table lookup tasks, we are doing EXACT matching. However, sometimes we are looking for closest match in the lookup table. By 'closest', we mean smallest Eucleadian distance: ||X-Y||2 Typically we have to manually code the search function ...
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SAS: “The query requires remerging summary statistics back with the original data”

September 22, 2009
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Coming from a background writing SQL code directly for “real” RDBMS (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and SQLite), I was initially confused when SAS would give me the following ‘note’ for a simple summary PROC SQL query: 429 proc sq...
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Get your graph questions answered

September 19, 2009
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Get your graph questions answered

We launched a new discussion forum at the end of August. The SAS/GRAPH and ODS Graphics forum provides a place to discuss the visual representation of data, to share your questions, suggestions, experiences, and pains regarding graphics. Join the...
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A beautiful morning in Vermont

September 14, 2009
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I'm in Burlington, VT for NESUG 09. I've never been here, so I got up early this morning to go for a short run to clear my head for a day on the demo floor and to get a look around. I found my way to Battery Park...
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Telecommuting

September 8, 2009
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If you work in a large city there is a good chance you have to commute to work. It is also likely that your commute time is non-trivial. Here in Los Angeles it is not uncommon for people to spend over an hour in their car everyday. No fun!If you sea...
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SVD Filtered Temporal Usage Pattern Analysis and Clustering

September 6, 2009
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Simple PROC BOXPLOT example

August 28, 2009
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Here’s a simple PROX BOXPLOT showing how to produce Box and Whisker graphs in SAS. data presidents; input name $ cm 3.; datalines; George_W_Bush 183.1 George_W_Bush 182.9 George_W_Bush 183.3 George_W_Bush 188.3 Barrack_Obama 188.0 Barrack_Obama 1...
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What next?

August 28, 2009
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What next?

As I can see that shimmer of light at the end of the tunnel I have to start thinking "what do I do with a binary SAS reader/writer?"I originally started down this path with the goal of avoiding having to read/write SAS using XML Now that I am nearing t...
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SAS Orphaned Workspace

August 26, 2009
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Sometimes SAS doesn't shut down correctly and you get stuck with orphaned workspace. These orphaned workspace directories should be cleaned out now and again. You can run this code in SAS to find out where your workspace is and then go to the directo...
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