sas x 2021-02-22 17:23 How to use the #BYVAR and #BYVAL keywords to customize graph titles in SAS This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and... sas x 2021-02-10 17:22 Print the top rows of your SAS data This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and... sas x 2021-02-01 19:00 Creating codebooks with SAS macros This post was kindly contributed by SAS Users - go there to comment and to read the full post. Instead of spending your time... sas x 2021-01-27 19:00 Game on! SASensei: a fun way to learn SAS This post was kindly contributed by SAS Users - go there to comment and to read the full post. SAS offers myriad ways to level up... sas x 2021-01-27 17:21 The inverse gamma distribution in SAS This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. The inverse gamma distribution is... sas x 2021-01-18 22:05 Visualizing our Netflix Trip through The Office This post was kindly contributed by The SAS Dummy - go there to comment and to read the full post. Recommended soundtrack for this...

sas x 2021-01-06 17:22 The simple block bootstrap for time series in SAS This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. For ordinary least squares (OLS) regression, you can use a basic bootstrap of the residuals (called residual...

sas x 2021-01-04 17:22 Top posts from The DO Loop in 2020 This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. Last year, I wrote more than 100 posts for The DO Loop blog. In previous years, the most popular articles were...

sas x 2020-12-17 20:21 2020 roundup: SAS Users YouTube channel how to tutorials This post was kindly contributed by SAS Users - go there to comment and to read the full post. There’s nothing worse than being in the middle of a task and getting stuck. Being able to find quick tips and...

sas x 2020-12-11 07:56 Estimating birth date from age This post was kindly contributed by Heuristic Andrew - go there to comment and to read the full post. This code demonstrates an algorithm for estimating birth date from age. We cannot know the exact birth date,...

sas x 2020-12-09 17:26 Horn’s method: A simulation-based method for retaining principal components This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. One purpose of principal component analysis (PCA) is to reduce the number of important variables in a data...

sas x 2020-11-25 02:10 The SAS Hot Fix Analysis, Download and Deployment (SASHFADD) Tool This post was kindly contributed by SAS Users - go there to comment and to read the full post. Helping customers is my passion. Having a good understanding of the hot-fix process can help you keep your SAS...

sas x 2020-11-25 00:25 Ignore This Blog Post This post was kindly contributed by Avocet Solutions - go there to comment and to read the full post. The Little SAS Book, Sixth Edition is now a year old. I have already written posts about What’s New in...

sas x 2020-11-20 20:08 Thomas Bayes’ theorem and “inverse probability” This post was kindly contributed by SAS Users - go there to comment and to read the full post. The following is an excerpt from Cautionary Tales in Designed Experiments by David Salsburg. This book is available...

sas x 2020-11-19 23:04 Connect, learn and share during virtual SAS Global Forum 2021 This post was kindly contributed by SAS Users - go there to comment and to read the full post. If you’re like me and the rest of the conference team, you’ve probably attended more virtual events this year...

sas x 2020-11-16 17:29 Three tips for plotting discontinuous functions in SAS This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. I have previously written about how to plot a discontinuous function in SAS. That article shows how to use the...

sas x 2020-11-11 17:29 Automate the placement of reference lines in PROC SGPLOT This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. The REFLINE statement in PROC SGPLOT is one of my favorite ways to augment statistical graphics such as scatter...

sas x 2020-11-10 20:23 How to organize your SAS projects in Git This post was kindly contributed by The SAS Dummy - go there to comment and to read the full post. The code and data that drive analytics projects are important assets to the organizations that sponsor them. As...

sas x 2020-11-09 17:20 Robust statistics for skewness and kurtosis This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. Intuitively, the skewness of a unimodal distribution indicates whether a distribution is symmetric or not. If...

sas x 2020-11-04 19:00 Removing repeated characters in SAS strings This post was kindly contributed by SAS Users - go there to comment and to read the full post. In this blog post we are going to tackle a data cleansing task of removing unwanted repeated characters in SAS...

sas x 2020-11-04 17:23 The expected value of the tail of a distribution This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. The expected value of a random variable is essentially a weighted mean over all possible values. You can compute...

sas x 2020-11-02 17:22 Tips to simulate binary and categorical variables This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. When there are two equivalent ways to do something, I advocate choosing the one that is simpler and more...

sas x 2020-10-28 16:27 The sample skewness is a biased statistic This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. The skewness of a distribution indicates whether a distribution is symmetric or not. The Wikipedia article about...

sas x 2020-10-26 16:21 Confidence intervals for eigenvalues of a correlation matrix This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. A fundamental principle of data analysis is that a statistic is an estimate of a parameter for the population. A...

sas x 2020-10-21 16:22 Generate random points in a polygon This post was kindly contributed by The DO Loop - go there to comment and to read the full post. The triangulation theorem for polygons says that every simple polygon can be triangulated. In fact, if the...