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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I Found It in the Forum

August 27, 2008
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Whew! I've been speeding around information stops all over the Web. That's quite a workout. As alluded to in my last post, you can find really useful information in some unlikely places. Given that I challenged you to broaden your Internet stop...
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Thanks San Diego

August 21, 2008
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Thank you to everybody at the San Diego SAS User's Group. I had a great time meeting everyone and presenting. The paper and code can be found on my site at:http://www.pelicanprogramming.com/sgf08/sgf08.htmlI will also put the power point up when I ge...
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Reading in Exotic Locations

August 20, 2008
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As August draws to a close and school systems all over the country are calling students back to their desks, I can't help but daydream about lavish vacation spots with warm breezes and cool blue water. But, this post isn't about vacationing. It i...
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SAS Integration Technologies and Vista

August 13, 2008
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SAS Integration Technologies and Vista

Ok, I am sure that I will get some grief about this but I needed to submit my SAS code from a .NET application. this was on my new PC which is running Vista 32. Anyway, no matter what I did, I kept getting the following error:"Retrieving the COM class ...
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A Great Blog From A SAS User

August 6, 2008
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I just checked out Ann Maria's Blog from the Julia Group and was so impressed with her writing that I had to share it. I particulary liked The Dangers and Wonders of Statistics Using SAS post.Go check it out. Now.
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