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I often get asked for programming tips. Here, I share three of my favorite tips for beginners. Tip #1: COUNTC and CATS Functions Together The CATS function concatenates all of its arguments after it strips leading and trailing blanks. The COUNTC function counts characters. Together, they can let you operate [...]
SAS Press author Kirk Paul Lafler's favorite tips using PROC SQL.
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This blog post introduces the use of deep learning to train a deep neural network to further improve performance; and hybrid architectures.
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Hybrid computers that marry CPUs and devices like GPUs and FPGAs are the fastest computers, but they are hard to program. This post explains how deep learning (DL) greatly simplifies programming hybrid computers.
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Three bestselling SAS Press authors feature their favorite papers from SAS Global Forum 2018.
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Editor's note: This series of blogs addresses the questions we are most frequently asked at SAS Press! It worth spending some time on this. Arguably, this is one of the most important parts of the book. The table of contents and outline provide the blue print of your book – [...]
SAS temporary arrays are an underutilized jewel in the SAS toolbox. I find that many beginning to intermediate SAS programmers are not familiar with temporary arrays. The good news is that there is nothing complicated about them and they are very useful. First of all, what is a temporary array? […]
Editor's note: This series of blogs addresses the questions we are most frequently asked at SAS Press! Do you have a great book idea already in mind, or think you might want to write about an analytics or industry topic? Consider writing a SAS Press book or a SAS & […]
I am writing this post with the satisfaction of having Implementing CDISC Using SAS: An End-to-End Guide, Second Edition completed and on the shelf. Once again, it was my pleasure to collaborate with Chris Holland, and I am glad that we had a chance to update the book with current […]
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