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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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SUPER BASIC INTRODUCTION TO DATA ANALYSIS

I was going to write more about reading JSON data but that will have to wait because I’m teaching a biostatistics class and I think this will be helpful to them. What’s a codebook? If

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I was going to write more about reading JSON data but that will have to wait because I’m teaching a biostatistics class and I think this will be helpful to them. What’s a codebook? If

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SAS Proc Transpose – how have I not written about this before?

When I was young and knew everything, I would frequently see procedures or statistics and think, “When am I ever going to use THAT?” That was my thought when I learned about this new procedure

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When I was young and knew everything, I would frequently see procedures or statistics and think, “When am I ever going to use THAT?” That was my thought when I learned about this new procedure

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You can’t “exactly” tell anything with statistics

Some people believe you can say anything with statistics. I don’t believe that is true, unless you flat out lie, but if you are a big fat liar, I am sure you would lie just

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Some people believe you can say anything with statistics. I don’t believe that is true, unless you flat out lie, but if you are a big fat liar, I am sure you would lie just

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Whipping your data into shape with SAS : Part 1 for Today

I’m sure I’ve written about this before – after all, I’ve been writing this blog for 10 years – but here’s something I’ve been thinking about: Most students don’t graduate with nearly enough experience with

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I’m sure I’ve written about this before – after all, I’ve been writing this blog for 10 years – but here’s something I’ve been thinking about: Most students don’t graduate with nearly enough experience with

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Maybe you *can* use SAS to teach art majors

I was supposed to be teaching statistics to undergraduate Fine Arts majors this semester but I’m going to Santiago to open a Latin American office for 7 Generation Games instead. I’m a bit disappointed because

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I was supposed to be teaching statistics to undergraduate Fine Arts majors this semester but I’m going to Santiago to open a Latin American office for 7 Generation Games instead. I’m a bit disappointed because

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