Point, click and Structural Equation Modeling

I had a lot of questions about structural equation modeling with JMP and when I was in Las Vegas at SAS Global Forum a while back, I was able finally to hook up with* speak

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I had a lot of questions about structural equation modeling with JMP and when I was in Las Vegas at SAS Global Forum a while back, I was able finally to hook up with* speak

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The Lies about Anchor Babies

My father was born in New York City to two non-citizens who were in the U.S. for a few years, left and never returned. In his twenties, he returned to the U.S. and joined the

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My father was born in New York City to two non-citizens who were in the U.S. for a few years, left and never returned. In his twenties, he returned to the U.S. and joined the

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My Life, TIMSS and Open Data – random & probably of interest to no one but me

I was disappointed to see that the Open Data community is pretty inactive over at data.gov. With 305,000 datasets and counting released you’d think there’d be more than a handful of people posting over there. 

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I was disappointed to see that the Open Data community is pretty inactive over at data.gov. With 305,000 datasets and counting released you’d think there’d be more than a handful of people posting over there. 

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Why go to conferences? (Hint: It’s not for the free beer)

As always, I learned a lot at SAS Global Forum this year. It is one of those conferences where there are always two or three sessions going on at once that I would like to

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As always, I learned a lot at SAS Global Forum this year. It is one of those conferences where there are always two or three sessions going on at once that I would like to

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Luck is not a research strategy

True confessions: I just don’t get the data hackathon I am old. If I was not aware of this by looking at my U.S. birth certificate (which, like President Obama, I do have), I have

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True confessions: I just don’t get the data hackathon I am old. If I was not aware of this by looking at my U.S. birth certificate (which, like President Obama, I do have), I have

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Scoring open data with VVALUE : The best function I’d never heard of

Anyone who tells you they know all of SAS is like that creepy guy at the fraternity party who swears that his father is the Duke of Canada, that is, they have a perception of

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Anyone who tells you they know all of SAS is like that creepy guy at the fraternity party who swears that his father is the Duke of Canada, that is, they have a perception of

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Open Data & TIMSS: I am not a masochist (or a witch)

I’ve never understood masochists. Back in the days when I was competing I would regularly get calls from creepy men who were willing to pay me big bucks to beat them up. As one of

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I’ve never understood masochists. Back in the days when I was competing I would regularly get calls from creepy men who were willing to pay me big bucks to beat them up. As one of

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Significance & Mauchly’s W: I don’t think that word means what you think it means

One of my favorite movie lines ever comes from The Princess Bride, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Sometimes I want to say that to

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One of my favorite movie lines ever comes from The Princess Bride, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Sometimes I want to say that to

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Survival analysis and conference attendance

Since the whole presentation Patricia Berglund gave on survival analysis is available at the SAS Global Forum takeout section (which I explained yesterday, you should have been paying attention), I just wanted to add a

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Since the whole presentation Patricia Berglund gave on survival analysis is available at the SAS Global Forum takeout section (which I explained yesterday, you should have been paying attention), I just wanted to add a

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Survival analysis, take-out and one smart cookie

The first cool thing you should know about Dr. Patricia Berglund is that she and several others put their slides and more up at the SAS Global Forum take-out section. That is NOT, contrary to

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The first cool thing you should know about Dr. Patricia Berglund is that she and several others put their slides and more up at the SAS Global Forum take-out section. That is NOT, contrary to

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