"Entrywise" Norm calculation using PROC FASTCLUS

June 26, 2010
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In some data mining applications, matrix norm has to be calculated, for instance . You can find a detailed explanation of Matrix Norm on Wiki @ Here Instead of user written routine in DATA STEP, we can obtain "Entrywise" norm via PROC FASTCLUS ef...
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References for Using the XML Engine

June 25, 2010
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References for Using the XML Engine

Included are some references for using the Libname XML Engine. This can be handy for writing and reading xml. SAS Documentation on the XML Libname for 9.2: http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/engxml/61740/HTML/default/a002594363.htm An exam...
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Getting less e-mail from the SAS discussion forums

June 25, 2010
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Q: How can I cancel e-mail subscriptions of the Discussion Forums? I do not want to get e-mail notices about new updates. A: You have to clear all of the watches that you have set in your Forums profile. Note that you may want to keep watches se...
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Top 10 SAS Tips-of-the-Day from sasCommunity.org

June 24, 2010
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If you haven’t checked out sasCommunity.org yet, you should. It’s a fantastic resource, created by SAS users for SAS users. The wiki-based tool is a collaborative online community designed as a place to find answers, share technical knowledg...
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Exporting Last Submitted Code from EG

June 23, 2010
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Exporting Last Submitted Code from EG

You can export the .sas code from a specific task or the entire project into a .sas file! It's great when publishing a project into a repeatable batch/schedule process. However, be aware of default names for the .sas resulting file. I recently ran ac...
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So, You’re Going to Cary–Where to Eat? (Part 2)

June 22, 2010
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In my previous post, I provided some dining choices within walking distance of the hotels near SAS. If you have access to a car or a taxi, your dining possibilties are virtually endless. In this post I'll focus on restaurants in the Cary area, w...
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Example 7.42: Testing the proportionality assumption

June 21, 2010
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Example 7.42: Testing the proportionality assumption

In addition to the non-parametric tools discussed in recent entries, it's common to use proportional hazards regression, (section 4.3.1) also called Cox regression, in evaluating survival data.It's important in such models to test the proportionality a...
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Portal Page Orders – Using Page Rank (v9.2)

June 21, 2010
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Portal Page Orders – Using Page Rank (v9.2)

When pages are created, the author can choose the 'rank' which defines the order of tabs for users. (The default is 100.) However, users have the ability to view tabs in this manner or reorder for their viewing pleasure. These options are located wit...
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The SAS Customer Support Site Gets a New Hat

June 21, 2010
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Hats are fantastic. It is a real shame that they don't stay in fashion for very long at any one time. When I was a kid, I got a new dress for Easter every year. My most memorable dresses always included a hat because they were complete outfits....
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