Posts Tagged ‘ analytics ’

R Now Contains 150 Times as Many Commands as SAS

May 22, 2015
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R Now Contains 150 Times as Many Commands as SAS

by Bob Muenchen In my ongoing quest to analyze the world of analytics, I’ve updated the Growth in Capability section of The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. To save you the trouble of foraging through that tome, I’ve pasted it below. … Continue reading
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Happy 35th anniversary, Mount St. Helens

May 19, 2015
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Mount St. Helens volcano here in the US had a big eruption 35 years ago this week! Do you know exactly where it is located? Perhaps this SAS map can help... As you might have guessed, I'm a big fan of the awesome power of nature (hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, earthquakes, and

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A little fun with UFO sightings data

May 15, 2015
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As a kid, I was always intrigued with UFO sightings and I guess I'm still a little that way ... therefore how could I not jump at the opportunity to explore some UFO sightings data! I guess "UFO" doesn't necessarily imply that something is an alien space ship - just

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Creating your own customized graphs for SAS analytic procedures

May 12, 2015
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In recent releases of SAS, you can use Output Delivery System graphics or 'ODS graphics on' to produce nice graphical output for most of the analytic procedures. These default graphs are nice, but when you want your graphs to look "a certain way" SAS also lets you create your own custom graphs!

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Stata’s Academic Growth Nearly as Fast as R’s

May 11, 2015
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Stata’s Academic Growth Nearly as Fast as R’s

by Bob Muenchen Analytics tools take significant effort to master, so once learned people tend to stick with them for much of their careers. This makes the tools used in academia of particular interest in the study of future trends … Continue reading
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U.S. federal government is shrinking

May 7, 2015
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I was surprised to find that the size of the U.S. federal government is smaller today, than in the past many decades - let's graph it out, so it's easy to analyze... The way I got started on this little adventure was via Jishai's graph on dadaviz.com. Here's a snapshot

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Photos from SAS Global Forum in Dallas Apr26 – Apr29

May 4, 2015
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Photos from SAS Global Forum in Dallas Apr26 - Apr29It was a wonderful Global Forum this year...A lot of enthusiastic people were enquiring at Qualex's booth...It was a great opportunity to meet and learn a lot from SAS folks at the Foru...
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A closer look at the U.S. income inequality graphs

April 27, 2015
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I've seen a lot of recent news articles purporting income inequality in the U.S. ("the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer") ... and I wondered if the graphs were a true/unbiased representation of the data. For example, I recently saw a couple of graphs in an article on the

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