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Main Title The little SAS book : a primer : a programming approach /
Author Delwiche, Lora D.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Slaughter, Susan J.
Publisher SAS Publishing,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 233543543
ISBN 1599947250; 9781599947259
Subjects Mathematical statistics--Data processing. ; computer software. ; statistical methods. ; data analysis. ; Statistics--methods. ; Matematisk analys. ; Electronic Data Processing. ; Mathematical Computing. ; Data Interpretation, Statistical. ; Mathematics.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
The Samuel W. Golden Book Fund Home Page
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QA276.4.D45 2008 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 09/11/2012 STATUS
Edition 4th ed.
Collation xv, 358 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Getting started using SAS software -- Getting your data into SAS -- Working with your data -- Sorting, printing, and summarizing your data -- Enhancing your output with ODS [Output delivery system]-- Modifying and combining SAS data sets -- Writing flexible code with the SAS macro facility -- Using basic graphical and statistical procedures -- Exporting your data -- Debugging your SAS programs -- Where to go from here -- Coming to SAS from SPSS -- Coming to SAS from a programming language -- Coming to SAS from SQL. Introduces the most commonly used features of the SAS programming language, including the DATA and PROC steps, inputting data, modifying and combining data sets, summarizing data, producing reports, and debugging SAS programs. New topics in the 4th ed. include ODS graphics for statistical procedures; SGPLOT procedure for graphics; creating new variables in PROC REPORT with a COMPUTE block; WHERE=data set option; SORTSEQ=LINGUISTIC option in PROC SORT; more functions, including ANYALPHA, CAT, PROPCASE, AND YRDIF.