Boston Area SAS® Users Group

Meeting Presentation Handouts


Date Speaker Presentation
Nov 05 2018 Jordan, Mark A Brief Introduction to the DS2 Programming Language in SAS
Nov 05 2018 Jordan, Mark Working with Big Data in SAS®
Nov 05 2018 Jordan, Mark Fun with the SAS® FILENAME Statement
Nov 05 2018 DelGobbo, Vince Paper: Manipulating Statistical and Other Procedure Output to Get the Results That You Need
Nov 05 2018 DelGobbo, Vince Data Zip File: Manipulating Statistical and Other Procedure Output to Get the Results That You Need
Nov 05 2018 DelGobbo, Vince An Overview of the ODS Destination for Excel
Nov 05 2018 Carpenter, Art I’ve Got to Hand It to You; Portable Programming Techniques
Nov 05 2018 Carpenter, Art Using PROC FCMP to the Fullest: Getting Started and Doing More
Jun 26 2018 Herhold, Leigh Ann Image Processing: Seeing the World through the Eyes of SAS Viya®
Jun 26 2018 Aanderud and D’Agord Think like a Data Storyteller (Workshop Preview!) NO HANDOUT
Jun 26 2018 D’Agord, Jaime Color Matters: Decorate your House, not Your #Dataviz
Jun 26 2018 Aanderud, Tricia Machine Learning Techniques: Understanding Drivers of Customer Risk
Jun 26 2018 Aanderud, Tricia Secrets I Learned from Reviewing 500 Dashboards
Apr 17 2018 Axelrod, Elizabeth HASH Beyond Lookups – Your Code Will Never Be the Same!
Apr 17 2018 Virgile, Robert UPDATE to the Rescue
Apr 17 2018 Fogleman, Stanley Paper: New Dogs and Old Tricks Part II: Using the SELECT statement and FLAGS to Streamline your
Apr 17 2018 Hadden and Glass Paper: Document and Enhance Your SAS® Code, Data Sets, and Catalogs with SAS
Apr 17 2018 Hadden and Glass Slides: Document and Enhance Your SAS® Code, Data Sets, and Catalogs with SAS
Apr 17 2018 Fogleman, Stanley Slides: New Dogs and Old Tricks Part II: Using the SELECT statement and FLAGS to Streamline your
Apr 17 2018 Hadden, Louise Paper: Wow! You Did That Map With SAS®?! A Warm Welcome for PROC SGMAP
Apr 17 2018 Hadden, Louise Slides: Wow! You Did That Map With SAS®?! A Warm Welcome for PROC SGMAP
Apr 17 2018 Hadden, Louise Better Metadata Through SAS® II: %SYSFUNC, PROC DATASETS, and
Apr 17 2018 Hadden, Louise Build your Metadata with PROC CONTENTS and ODS OUTPUT
Dec 11 2017 Peters, Amy SAS Studio, SAS University Edition – what does it all mean for me? interactive NO HANDOUT
Dec 11 2017 Peters, Amy The Future of SAS Enterprise Guide & SAS Studio
Dec 11 2017 Peters, Amy The Languages of SAS 9.4 & SAS Viya
Sep 29 2017 Stokes, Maura An Introduction to Bayesian Analysis with SAS/STAT® Software
Sep 29 2017 Stokes, Maura Propensity Score Methods for Causal Inference with the PSMATCH Procedure
Sep 29 2017 Rodriguez, Robert Step Up Your Statistical Practice with Today’s SAS/STAT® Software
Sep 29 2017 Wujek, Brett Best Practices for Machine Learning Applications
Sep 29 2017 Wujek, Brett An Overview of SAS® Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning on SAS® Viya
Sep 29 2017 Chen, Fang Fitting Your Favorite Mixed Models With PROC MCMC
Sep 29 2017 Chen, Fang Advanced Hierarchical Modeling with the MCMC Procedure
Jun 23 2017 Lavery, Russ The SQL Optimizer Project
Jun 23 2017 Zdeb, Mike Paper: Some _FILE_ Magic
Jun 23 2017 Zdeb, Mike Slides: Some _FILE_ Magic
Jun 23 2017 Zdeb, Mike Program: Some _FILE_ Magic
Jun 23 2017 Zdeb, Mike PROC Freq and Tables with Zeroes as Marginal Totals
Jun 23 2017 Lavery, Russ download Slides: An Annotated Guide: Using PROC Tabulate and PROC Summary to Validate SAS Code
Jun 23 2017 Lavery, Russ Paper: An Annotated Guide: Using PROC Tabulate and PROC Summary to Validate SAS Code
Jun 23 2017 Lavery, Russ Paper: Learning the PDV through the Data Step Debugger
Jun 23 2017 Lavery, Russ Program: Learning the PDV through the Data Step Debugger
Jun 23 2017 Lavery, Russ download kmf file to use with PROC report
Jun 23 2017 Grant, Paul link to additional information on kmf (link provided by Russ Lavery)
Mar 22 2017 Keintz, Mark download: Leads and Lags: Static and Dynamic Queues in the SAS® DATA STEP
Mar 22 2017 Keintz, Mark From Stocks to Flows: Using SAS® HASH objects for FIFO, LIFO, and other FO’s
Mar 22 2017 Stein, Amelia Proc Report, the Graph Template Language, and ODS Layouts: Used in Unison to Create Dynamic, CustomerReady PowerPoint
Dec 19 2016 Kleinman, Ken An Overview of R for SAS Users - NO HANDOUT but link to his blog
Sep 19 2016 Matange, Sanjay Graphs are really easy with SAS 9.4
Sep 19 2016 DelGobbo, Vince New for SAS 9.4: A technique for including text and graphics in your Microsoft Excel workbooks
Sep 19 2016 Parker, Chevell A ringside seat: The ODS Excel destination versus the ODS ExcelXP tagset
Jun 13 2016 Henderson, Don The SAS Supervisor
Jun 13 2016 Dorfman, Paul HOW to DOW
Jun 13 2016 Henderson, Don PROC STREAM and the DOSUBL Function – Two Little Known Additions to SAS 9.4
Mar 23 2016 Rosofsky and Rucker Coding for Performance
Mar 23 2016 Jiang, Ellen (Yuxin) Key Features in ODS Graphics for Efficient Clinical Graphing
Mar 23 2016 Popovic, Jen I Got a Fake ID! A macro to de-identify user-specified variables in a dataset
Mar 23 2016 Grant, Paul Creating Code Templates in the SAS Enhanced Editor using Abbreviations and User Defined Keywords
Mar 23 2016 Grant, Paul Simplifying Complex Character Comparisons by Using the IN Operator and the Colon (:) Operator Modifier
Mar 23 2016 Shah, Kieran Using the Power of Proc Geocode to Make More of Your Geographic Datasets
Dec 03 2015 Coders Corner
Sep 25 2015 Olson, Diane Nitty Gritty Data Set Attributes
Sep 25 2015 Olson, Diane PROC COPY and PROC APPEND: A Developer's Secrets
Sep 25 2015 Eslinger, Jane The REPORT Procedure: A Primer for the Compute Block
Sep 25 2015 Parker, Chevell Using the SAS Output Delivery System to Enhance, Customize and Render Reports
Jun 17 2015 Sturdivant, Rodney A High-Scoring Introduction to Survival Analysis Methods
Jun 17 2015 Lavery, Russ Power Analysis and SAS
Mar 25 2015 Bost, Christopher Table Lookups in SAS
Mar 25 2015 Virgile, Bob SAS Macro Language Tips
Mar 25 2015 Bost, Christopher Checking Out Your Dates with SAS
Mar 25 2015 Bost, Christopher Selecting All Observations When Any Observation Is of Interest
Mar 18 2014 Izrael, David Advanced Macro Tips
Mar 18 2014 Rosofsky, Robert Creating User-defined Functions Using PROC FCMP
Mar 18 2014 Virgile, Bob SAS Community Questions
Dec 04 2013 Shamlin, David What's the Big Deal with Big Data?
Jun 28 2013 DelGobbo, Vincent An Introduction to Creating Multi-Sheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SAS
Jun 28 2013 Bost, Christopher The SAS Enterprise Guide 5.1 Experience
Mar 13 2013 Rosofsky, Robert The Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database Project
Dec 11 2012 Raithel, Michael PROC DATASETS; The Swiss Army Knife of SAS Procedures
Dec 11 2012 Fraeman, Kathy Hardis Common Sense Tips and Clever Tricks for Programming with Extremely Large SAS Data Sets
Sep 20 2012 Dickstein, Craig Data Hygiene Routines for Administrative Healthcare Data
Sep 20 2012 Dickstein, Craig Calculating the Hospital Readmission Interval
Sep 20 2012 Gorrell, Paul Using SAS to Generate Estimates of U.S. Prescription Drug Cost and Use
Apr 17 2012 Zdeb, Mike An Easy Route to a Missing Data Report with ODS + PROC FREQ + a Data Step
Apr 17 2012 Zdeb, Mike Searching for Variable Values with CAT Functions: An Alternative to Arrays and Loops
Apr 17 2012 Loren, Judy Building Provider Panels: An Application for the Hash of Hashes
Nov 16 2011 Coders Corner
Sep 20 2011 Leslie, R. Scott Propensity Score Methods Using SAS
Jun 15 2011 Ruegsegger, Steven Using Datasets to Define Macro Loops and Local Macro Variables
Jun 15 2011 DiIorio, Frank Building the Better Macro: Best Practices for the Design of Reliable, Effective Tools
Mar 02 2011 Busa, Bhavin In-Depth Review of Validation Tools to Check Compliance of CDISC SDTM-Ready Clinical Datasets
Mar 02 2011 Steffens, Gregory The Use of Metadata in Creating, Transforming and Transporting Clinical Data
Nov 09 2010 Williams, Christianna PROC SQL for DATA Step Die-hards
Nov 09 2010 Williams, Christianna PROC COMPARE - Worth Another Look!
Nov 09 2010 Rhoads, Mike Avoiding Common Traps When Accessing RDBMS Data
Sep 01 2010 Sturdivant, Rodney SASabermetrics: Proc Logistic in the Hall of Fame
May 07 2010 Lavery, Russ The Key Merge
May 07 2010 Lewis, Jerry User Defined Functions via PROC FCMP
May 07 2010 Coders Corner
Mar 10 2010 Zender, Cynthia Ultimate Control With ODS
Dec 02 2009 Coders Corner 2009
Sep 25 2009 Berszoner, Bruno Basic Categorical Data Analysis in SAS
Sep 25 2009 Neville, Bridget An introduction to nonparametric statistics using SAS
Sep 25 2009 Memisoglu, Asli Calculation and customized output of summary statistics using SAS
Jun 23 2009 Fehd, Ronald J. A SASautos Companion
Jun 23 2009 Hemedinger, Chris SAS Enterprise Guide for SAS Programmers
Mar 19 2009 SAS Matching Challenge
Dec 10 2008 Chapman, John Enterprise Guide: Tips for Programmers
Dec 10 2008 Bartley, Brendan SAS Macro to Help Create Report Quality Tables in Word Documents
Dec 10 2008 Zdeb, Mike Hot Tips from SAS-L
Sep 24 2008 Bauer, Daniel Multilevel Modeling in SAS
Sep 24 2008 Haughton, Dominique SAS Text Miner: Introduction and Case study
Sep 24 2008 DAuria, Timothy Using SAS Text Mining to Save Lives
May 07 2008 Olinger, Chris Changes and Enhancements to ODS for 9.2
Mar 28 2008 Coders Corner 2008
Sep 21 2007 Fitzmaurice, Garrett Modern Methods for Longitudinal Data Analysis
Sep 21 2007 Rodriguez, Robert Creating statistical graphics in SAS 9.2
Jun 20 2007 Loren, Judy Hashing and Indexing - Why, When, and Which?
Jun 20 2007 Raithel, Michael The Basics of Using SAS Indexes
Jun 20 2007 Loren, Judy How Do I Love Hash Tables? Let Me Count the Ways!
Mar 21 2007 Rosofsky, Robert Look Me Up Baby: The Whys and Wherefores of Table Lookup
Mar 21 2007 Gaudana, Sandeep Format Overlap Across Catalogs – Verify it !!!
Mar 21 2007 Virgile, Bob The Most Important Efficiency Techniques
Oct 04 2006 Doros, Gheorghe Statistics and Programming for "Table 1"
Oct 04 2006 Elson, Constance When You Get Hit By a Car…
Oct 04 2006 Burstein, Nancy Programmers and Analysts: The Ying and Yang of Policy Research
May 10 2006 Virgile, Bob Macro Mania
Mar 22 2006 Coders Corner Galore
Sep 07 2005 Rafiee, Dana The Roadmap for Installing, Configuring and Migrating to SAS9
Sep 07 2005 Langston, Rick What Is Even Newer in SAS9
Mar 25 2005 Parr Rud, C. Olivia Optimize ROI with Lifetime Value Modeling
Mar 25 2005 Berry, Michael Data Mining in Practice
Mar 23 2004 Loren, Judy SAS/ACCESS to External Databases: Wisdom for the Warehouse User
Mar 23 2004 Virgile, Bob After a Hard Day at the Data Mines
Dec 04 2003 Rosofsky, Robert Comparing SAS Steps and PROC SQL: Coding and Performance
Dec 04 2003 Virgile, Bob Functioning Smoothly
Dec 04 2003 Kerrison, Foster %SYSFUNC, How and Where!
May 14 2003 Zeitler, James Using PROC MODEL and PROC NLIN to Solve Nonlinear Equations
Dec 05 2002 Shamlin, David Version 9 Nuts and Bolts
Dec 05 2002 Rakovski, Carter How to Create Date-based Variables Easily Using First. and Retain
Jun 25 2002 Simpson, Bill Using and Interpreting Interaction Terms in Regression
Jun 25 2002 Customizing Statistical Output with ODS
Jun 25 2002 Zeitler, James Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis: Logit and Probit Models
Mar 13 2002 Rosofsky, Robert Make Your Match and Capture the Data
Mar 13 2002 Freitas, Steve User Input Macros-a Substitute for Modifying Code
Mar 13 2002 Berszoner, Bruno The FILEVAR option of the FILE statement
Mar 13 2002 Virgile, Bob Using a colon to abbreviate a list of variable names
Dec 05 2001 Grant, Paul Using and Accessing Microsoft Excel Files
Dec 05 2001 Refior, Wendell Quick Retrieval From Large Files Using The Direct-access Method
Dec 05 2001 Lewis, Kimball Two Reasons to Use PROC REPORT Instead of PROC PRINT: PANELS= and FLOW Options
Apr 05 2001 Coders Corner
Apr 05 2001 DiIorio, Frank Writing the "Best" Program: The How and When of Efficient Programming