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SAS Programming by Example / Edition 1

SAS Programming by Example / Edition 1

by Ron Cody, Ray Pass
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555446817

ISBN-13: 9781555446819

Pub. Date: 03/08/1995

Publisher: SAS Publishing

Develop and fine-tune your programming skills the easy way -- by example! SAS Programming by Example guides you, with a series of annotated examples, through basic tasks to more complex ones. Problems and solutions are provided to make the most of the programming tools available in base SAS software. Conversational in tone, and cleverly organized, this book is useful

Overview

Develop and fine-tune your programming skills the easy way -- by example! SAS Programming by Example guides you, with a series of annotated examples, through basic tasks to more complex ones. Problems and solutions are provided to make the most of the programming tools available in base SAS software. Conversational in tone, and cleverly organized, this book is useful both as a tutorial for learning programming and as a convenient quick-reference for solving programming problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555446819
Publisher:
SAS Publishing
Publication date:
03/08/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.64(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacev
Acknowledgementsvii
Manipulating Data
1Input and Infile: Building a SAS Data Set from Raw Data3
2Data Recoding: Grouping Data Values49
3Set, Merge, and Update: Reading and Combining SAS Data Sets59
4Table Lookup Tools: Relating Information from Multiple Sources89
5SAS Functions: Data Translation Tools99
6SAS Dates: Reading, Writing, and 'Rithmetic with Date Values119
Programming Tips and Techniques
7SAS Arrays: Avoiding Repetitious Data Step Coding135
8Retain: "Remembering" Values from Previous Observations147
Presenting Your Data
9PROC PRINT: Writing Simple Reports165
10PROC MEANS and PROC UNIVARIATE: Producing Descriptive Statistics and Summary Data Sets179
11PROC FORMAT: Using and Creating Formatting Tools201
12PROC CHART: Charting Your Data227
13PROC PLOT: Plotting Your Data253
A Collection of Efficiency Tips
14Efficiency: Making Your Programs More Efficient267
AppendixProblem Solutions295
Index327

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