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Being a Statistician\ Statistical Programmer in Africa

Started by Kwaku Damoah. Last reply by Kwaku Damoah Oct 5, 2013. 27 Replies

The level of knowledge and understanding of Statistics as well as Statistical programming is woefully low in Africa, As a Ghanaian and a Statistician, I found it very intrigueing to see university undergraduate in Statistics who have little or no…Continue

What are the SAS procedures that you use most in your daily work?

Started by Vincent Granville. Last reply by Apari Tyari Mar 27, 2015. 19 Replies

Which modules? Which procedures? What is your industry?


Started by Vincent Granville. Last reply by Cesar Nov 30, 2011. 13 Replies

Comparing SAS and SPSS is an age old question between analytics professionals as both of these are one of the longest running statistical softwares in the world. While SAS is on version 9 + and has greatly improved it’s visual appeal to counter…Continue

SAS Macro coding question

Started by Bashshar. Last reply by Charles Patridge Jan 28, 2011. 7 Replies

I have this macro that creates an external file and writes a line to it :%macro createfile(directory,filename,extension);    myFile=&directory || &filename || "." || &extension;    putlog myFile; /* this display the C:\test.txt on the…Continue

I've added 7 new SAS jobs on the SAS Jobs Blog

Started by Vincent Granville. Last reply by Ayush Biyani May 17, 2011. 7 Replies

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Five best SAS books

Started by Vincent Granville. Last reply by Tricia Aanderud May 8, 2012. 7 Replies

According to Michael Raithel from (Source: SAS-L)1. Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment, by Michael A. Raithel2. Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environment, SecondEdition, by Michael A. Raithel3. The Complete…Continue

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Started by parag kulkarni. Last reply by Lynn Disney Jun 1, 2009. 5 Replies

HiThis topic may be some what offbeat but I am in dilemma.I am post graduate in statistics with experience of 14 years in manufacturing but now i am inclined to earn some SAS credentials with , may be , SAS certification. I need help from all…Continue

Error on proc import

Started by Mark Nasila (PhD). Last reply by Mark Nasila (PhD) Jun 21, 2012. 4 Replies

Hi all,I am trying to import a csv file on sas using proc import. the file imports successfuly but wit an error due to data formart of a few variables. how do i make my import process ignore this data format issue as am scheduling a flow process…Continue

Calling R, C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Perl, etc. from a SAS program

Started by Vincent Granville. Last reply by Tomas Keller (formerly Ohlson) Jan 17, 2009. 4 Replies

What about a Perl script calling SAS, R, C++, C# etc. rather than SAS calling these languages? Wouldn't it be easier? What are the pluses / minuses?I'm used to write Perl scripts to pre-process messy data (text mining) and produce summary tables,…Continue

Simulating in SAS

Started by Urko. Last reply by Randa Al-Teraifi Feb 26, 2011. 3 Replies

 Hi all!! I would like to know whether anybody has simulated in SAS.. I am trying to simulate a data set with  4 varaibles (3 are categorical) taking into account the correlation among them. My problem is how to consider the correlation... Many…Continue

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Comment by Philip Male on July 6, 2012 at 3:16am

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Comment by Mohd Afaq Ali on August 7, 2012 at 1:40am

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