Use SAS to write the cover letter for job application

April 16, 2010
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Use SAS to write the cover letter for job application

We can use data _null_ to write a customized cover letter in job application.options nodate nocenter nonumber LEFTMARGIN=1in RIGHTMARGIN=1in TOPMARGIN=1in BOTTOMMARGIN=1in; ;title;footnote;%let N1=Chen Junfang;data company;input person $20. /ti...
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PROC LOGISTIC: Complete and quasi-complete separation

April 13, 2010
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Description of separation in PROC LOGISTIC If you picture the data as a 2 x 2 crosstab, then quasi-complete separation occurs when one of the cells is 0. Complete separation occurs when one cell in each row and column is 0. An example of quasi-complete...
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PROC LOGISTIC: Reference coding and effect coding

April 13, 2010
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Description of the problem with effect coding When you have a categorical independent variable with more than 2 levels, you need to define it with a CLASS statement. In PROC GLM the default coding for this is dummy coding. In PROC LOGISTIC, it’s ...
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PROC LOGISTIC: Coding 0 and 1

April 12, 2010
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The problem of coding 0 and 1 in PROC LOGISTIC PROC LOGISTIC can be used to run logistic regression on a dichotomous dependent variable. Often, these are coded 0 and 1, with 0 for `no’ or the equivalent, and 1 for `yes’ or the equivalent. I...
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Write a Letter using SAS/ Emailing with SAS

April 10, 2010
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SAS can do many things which most of us don’t have a clue. Here is one example…. Writing a letter: filename formltr 'C:\Documents and Settings\sreddy\Desktop\formltr.rtf'; data address; infile datalines; input @ 1 stno  @ 6 lane...
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Special Missing Values in SAS

April 3, 2010
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Definition: Special missing value is a type of numeric missing value that enables you to represent different categories of missing data by using the letters A-Z or an underscore. Ref: SAS 9.1.3 language reference: concepts page no: 102 The symbol us...
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Your Influence Is Stronger than You Think

March 31, 2010
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Contributed by Stacy Hobson, Director of Customer Loyalty, SAS I just got back to my desk after our SAS Global Forum staff meeting and I have to say... the excitement level is sky high! Each of us supporting Global Forum this year is truly grate...
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Usability Research at SAS

March 29, 2010
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For years, SAS has collected information from SAS Global Forum attendees about how they use SAS software. In recent years, we have also conducted small usability tests and surveys. The results are always useful and interesting. In an effort to ...
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Implement Boost Algorithm in SAS

March 29, 2010
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 algorithms are proven to be very effective data mining tools, either used stand alone, or as a building block to handle nonlinearity, etc. Implementation of Boost algorithm in SAS is not easy to find although it is not difficult to wr...
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