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Wed, Nov 09



The Essential Guide to Bootstrapping in SAS by Rick Wicklin

An example-driven introduction to bootstrapping in SAS.

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The Essential Guide to Bootstrapping in SAS by Rick Wicklin

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Nov 09, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST



The bootstrap method (Efron, 1979) is one of the most important innovations in statistics in the 20th century. This talk introduces the bootstrap method and discusses when it should be used. This example-driven presentation includes best practices for implementing bootstrap programs efficiently in SAS. An inefficient bootstrap program can take hours to run, whereas a well-written program can give you an answer in an instant. If you want to learn more about the bootstrap method and prefer "instants" to "hours," this talk is for you!

Rick Wicklin, PhD, is a distinguished researcher in computational statistics at SAS and is a principal developer of the SAS/IML matrix language. His areas of expertise include simulation, computational statistics, and statistical graphics. Rick is an author of two books, including Simulating Data with SAS. He writes a popular blog about statistical programming in SAS ( Rick frequently presents talks, tutorials, and workshops, and is active in

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