Good day everyone! So… you’ve been using SAS Studio (Free University Edition) on your laptop for the past year or more? You just tried to open it and received the message that says ” your site cannot be reached”? What do you do now? You probably received a few emails from SAS regarding their shift from … Continue reading SAS Studio – “site cannot be reached”????
Plotting in SAS
Over the course of the last semester - I've had a number of my students ask me for more information on how to plot in SAS. I provide them with the syntax to use for plotting residuals to help them assess the assumptions of the models they are creating - but... I really never get … Continue reading Plotting in SAS
SAS to Excel
Ah yes - that lovely word Excel 😉 Many of my students enter their data into Excel - fair. I do it too, so easy to see where and how to enter my data in a spreadsheet format. Then we ensure that the data is clean before we bring it into SAS to run our … Continue reading SAS to Excel
Hello – hello…..
Oh wow! It's been sooo long since I've been on here. If there's anyone following this blog - so sorry! Life got in the way, but I'm back! Over this summer I'll be posting little SAS tidbits - a request my students made this past semester and it hit me that I was doing that … Continue reading Hello – hello…..
Area Under the Curve
Calculating the Area Under the Curve is used in many different fields of research and departments here at the University of Guelph. The example we will work through here, is one from Food Science. A PDF version of the Powerpoint presentation used for this session can be viewed here. The presentation explains the process of … Continue reading Area Under the Curve
We talked about Path Analysis a couple of years ago, and today we'll work through an example in SAS using PROC CALIS. To date, we've had a couple of researchers using this PROC to review their data, which is very exciting! Path analysis is a really cool analysis that I suspect may be underused. Why? … Continue reading Path Analysis
Summer 2018 Hiatus – see you in the Fall!
After talking with folks during this past month, it has come to my attention that maintaining Friday noon sessions will be tough on everyone doing their research. So SASsy Fridays will return in the Fall!
SASsy Fridays: Will resume in May
In case folks were wondering there will be NO SASsy Fridays session this coming Friday, April 13. SASsy Fridays will resume in May. Stay tuned for dates and topics
More than just Statistics – Can we Map in SAS?
PDF copy of the SAS syntax file used for this session. We say SAS - we think statistics! We think statistics - we say SAS! We think maps and GIS - SAS is probably the last program you think to use. There are so many other options out there, why would you use SAS? Well... … Continue reading More than just Statistics – Can we Map in SAS?
Calculating differences using DIF( ) and LAG( ) functions
This may be a short post but I think one that folks will find may come in handy. I was recently asked how to calculate a difference of a variable listed in 2 rows. As a made-up example. I have 2 weight observations on some unit and I want to calculate the difference between the … Continue reading Calculating differences using DIF( ) and LAG( ) functions