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Another tip for becoming a better programmer

I had more than the two tips on becoming a better programmer than I gave in the last post but I had run out of margarita. Now, being replenished with tequila and fresh lime by

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I had more than the two tips on becoming a better programmer than I gave in the last post but I had run out of margarita. Now, being replenished with tequila and fresh lime by

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2 tips to being a better programmer, if you can’t afford SAS Global Forum

I did a random sample of presentations at SAS Global Forum today, if random is defined as of interest to me, which let’s be honest, is pretty damn random most of the time.  Tip #1

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I did a random sample of presentations at SAS Global Forum today, if random is defined as of interest to me, which let’s be honest, is pretty damn random most of the time.  Tip #1

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PROC MIXED: More errors with repeated measures

Since the last few posts detailed errors in repeated measures with PROC GLM , I thought I should acknowledge that people seem to struggle just as much with PROC MIXED. Forgetting data needs to be

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Since the last few posts detailed errors in repeated measures with PROC GLM , I thought I should acknowledge that people seem to struggle just as much with PROC MIXED. Forgetting data needs to be

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Errors in Repeated Measures ANOVA – let me count the ways

As I said in my last post, repeated measures ANOVA seems to be one of the procedures that confuses students the most. Let’s go through two ways to do an analysis correctly and the most

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As I said in my last post, repeated measures ANOVA seems to be one of the procedures that confuses students the most. Let’s go through two ways to do an analysis correctly and the most

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Repeated measures with SAS: Common mistakes in PROC GLM

When I teach students how to use SAS to do a repeated measures Analysis of Variance, it almost seems like those crazy foreign language majors I knew in college who were learning Portuguese and Italian

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When I teach students how to use SAS to do a repeated measures Analysis of Variance, it almost seems like those crazy foreign language majors I knew in college who were learning Portuguese and Italian

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Signs of Intelligent Internet Life

Regularly, I search the Internet (well, not all of it) for signs of intelligent life. Most of what I find, sadly, falls into the category of blogs-on-what-I-ate-for-lunch. Every now and then, I get lucky. For

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Regularly, I search the Internet (well, not all of it) for signs of intelligent life. Most of what I find, sadly, falls into the category of blogs-on-what-I-ate-for-lunch. Every now and then, I get lucky. For

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Epiphany of the Day

Today, I had an epiphany. As I was reading a book on statistical modeling, I read a statement I had read dozens of times before about how beta-weights are partial derivatives and the light went

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Today, I had an epiphany. As I was reading a book on statistical modeling, I read a statement I had read dozens of times before about how beta-weights are partial derivatives and the light went

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The General Linear Model

The General Linear Model is general (also linear and a model, but that is another topic). What is general about it? What does it do? One way to try to understand a statistic is by

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The General Linear Model is general (also linear and a model, but that is another topic). What is general about it? What does it do? One way to try to understand a statistic is by

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Interesting Ideas in Statistics: A Fate Worse than Death/ Marriage

Here’s a clever idea — Let’s say you want to predict who dies within the next year (I bet you are a lot of fun at parties). Moreover, you have a hypothesis to test that

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Here’s a clever idea — Let’s say you want to predict who dies within the next year (I bet you are a lot of fun at parties). Moreover, you have a hypothesis to test that

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Why Questions on Algebra? Because I Feel Like It.

When I read textbooks, whether in mathematics or other fields, these are usually as boring as watching a light bulb flicker. Searching the Internet for Algebra problems can get to be pretty depressing. (Whether someone

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When I read textbooks, whether in mathematics or other fields, these are usually as boring as watching a light bulb flicker. Searching the Internet for Algebra problems can get to be pretty depressing. (Whether someone

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