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Learning SAS by example [electronic resource] :a programmer's guide / Ron Cody.

By: Cody, Ronald P.
Contributor(s): SAS Institute.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: SAS Press series: Publisher: Cary, N.C. : SAS Institute, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 626 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781599944265 (electronic bk.); 159994426X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): SAS (Computer file) | SAS (Computer file) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | SAS (Computer program language) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | SAS/GRAPH | SAS/STAT | COMPUTERS -- Programming Languages -- C� | COMPUTERS -- Programming Languages -- Java | COMPUTERS -- Programming Languages -- PascalGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 005.13/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Getting started : What is SAS? -- Writing your first SAS program -- pt. 2. DATA step processing : Reading raw data from external files -- Creating permanent SAS data sets -- Creating formats and labels -- Reading and writing data from an Excel spreadsheet -- Performing conditional processing -- Performing iterative processing: looping -- Working with dates -- Subsetting and combining SAS data sets -- Working with numeric functions -- Working with character functions -- Working with arrays -- pt. 3. Presenting and summarizing your data : Displaying your data -- Creating customized reports -- Summarizing your data -- Counting frequencies -- Creating tabular reports -- Introducing the output delivery system -- Generating high-quality graphics -- pt. 4. Advanced topics : Using advanced INPUT techniques -- Using advanced features of user-defined formats and informats -- Restructuring SAS data sets -- Working with multiple observations per subject -- Introducing the SAS macro language -- Introducing the structured query language.
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"This book covers most SAS programming techniques, from the basics to ... advanced. ... Solutions to the odd-numbered problems are included in the book, while a complete set of solutions are available online for instructors"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Getting started : What is SAS? -- Writing your first SAS program -- pt. 2. DATA step processing : Reading raw data from external files -- Creating permanent SAS data sets -- Creating formats and labels -- Reading and writing data from an Excel spreadsheet -- Performing conditional processing -- Performing iterative processing: looping -- Working with dates -- Subsetting and combining SAS data sets -- Working with numeric functions -- Working with character functions -- Working with arrays -- pt. 3. Presenting and summarizing your data : Displaying your data -- Creating customized reports -- Summarizing your data -- Counting frequencies -- Creating tabular reports -- Introducing the output delivery system -- Generating high-quality graphics -- pt. 4. Advanced topics : Using advanced INPUT techniques -- Using advanced features of user-defined formats and informats -- Restructuring SAS data sets -- Working with multiple observations per subject -- Introducing the SAS macro language -- Introducing the structured query language.

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Learning SAS by example by Cody, Ronald P. ©2007

SAS Institute, (Cary, N.C. :) 1 online resource (xxxii, 626 p.) : ill. 56

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