New features in this edition include:
*New sections on debugging in each chapter that provide advice about common errors
*End of chapter Debugging Exercises that offer readers the chance to practice spotting the errors in the sample programs
*New section in Chapter 1 on how to use the interface, including how to work with three separate windows, where to write the program, executing the program, managing the program files, and using the F key
*Five new appendices, including a Glossary of Programming Terms, A Summary of SAS Language Statements, A Summary of SAS PROCs, Information Sources for SAS PROCs, and Corrections for the Debugging Exercises
*Plus, a link to Spector's online SAS course!
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About the Author
Paul E. Spector is a distinguished professor of industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology and I/O doctoral program director at the University of South Florida. He is also director of the NIOSH funded Sunshine Education and Research Center's Occupational Health Psychology doctoral program. He is the Associate Editor for Point/Counterpoint for Journal of Organizational Behavior, Associate Editor for Work & Stress, and is on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology and Human Resources Management Review. He has research interests in both content and research methodology. His content research concerns occupational health and safety, including injuries, stress and workplace violence. His methodology interests involve the connections among measurement, statistics, and inference. He has published four books with SAGE: Job Satisfaction: Applications, Assessment, Causes and Consequences, Research Designs, SAS 8 Programming for Researchers and Social Scientists, and Summated Rating Scale Construction.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the SAS SystemInputting and Outputting DataProgramming Algebraic and Mathematical ObservationsLogical StatementsBranching with GOTO and LINKDo LoopsArraysManipulating FilesUsing SAS PROCSFinal Advice on Becoming an SAS Programmer