This new newsletter is STAT-heavy

Well, recently October has meant play-off baseball to me, since I'm a Red Sox fan, and that's true this year, too. But this year it also means the first edition of our new SAS Statistics and Operations Research News, a newsletter focused on inf...
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SAS Global Forum 2009 – Updates

October 9, 2008
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SAS Global Forum dates and deadlines are about to kick into high gear. I don't want you to miss a thing, so here are a few tidbits and reminders that I just received about the conference. SAS Global Forum 2009 offers unequaled educational and n...
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Getting the most from SAS 9.2 documentation

October 8, 2008
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Sometimes, you just need a little help adjusting to change. We introduced a lot of change when we updated support.sas.com in October of 2007. Then, the Publications Division brought out the SAS 9.2 documentation in the spring of 2008. More change....
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SAS Macros for BUGS

September 19, 2008
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SAS Macros for BUGS

Rodney Sparapani wrote some SAS macros for interfacing with BUGS. Here is a site with descriptions and links. See also "SAS now goes with Bayesian methods".
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Things You Find in the Newspaper

September 16, 2008
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Do you still have the newspaper delivered to your house? I do. It is part of our morning routine. It dominates our weekend mornings. We sit together at the kitchen table with our coffee and our favorite section of the paper. I get the home...
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Keeping Up with ZIP Codes Changes

September 10, 2008
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Today was site maintenance day for me. There were several pages that I needed to update. I have to be careful when I start working on these pages because I see a shiny thread and I follow it. Before I know it, it's lunch time and I've...
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SAS now goes with Bayesian methods

September 10, 2008
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SAS now goes with Bayesian methods

New versions of SAS (9.2) procedures GENMOD, LIFEREG, and PHREG enable users to use Bayesian approach for estimating model parameters. The computations are done with McMC methods. There is also a new experimental procedure MCMC. See more here. I wonder...
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Numbers and Magic Tricks

September 3, 2008
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I was in a conference room waiting for a meeting to start the other day. Several people in the room were talking about an interesting numbers trick that Clarke Thacher had posted to his internal blog. All agreed that others might be intrigued by...
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SAS Publishing Bookstore to Expand!

August 28, 2008
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Contributed by Sean Gargan and Judi Rourke-O'Briant, SAS Publishing You may not notice the crowds at the SAS Publishing Bookstore but the virtual aisles are about to see a big increase in traffic. Beginning in September, the bookstore will open ...
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