Getting Ready for SAS Global Forum 2014

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The SAS Global Forum 2014 is just around the corner starting Sunday, March 23 and I am eager to attend creative presentations from SAS users on ODS Graphics.  Adoption of SG procedures, GTL and ODS Graphics Designer is growing among users and I see many promising papers.

Papers by users:

  • Something for Nothing! Converting to ODS Graphics - Phil Holland
  • Communication-Effective Data Visualization: Design Principles - LeRoy Bessler
  • Stylish Waterfall Graphs Using SAS® 9.3 and SAS® 9.4 GTL - Setsuko Chiba
  • Increase Pattern Detection in SAS® Graph Template Language - Perry Watts
  • Graphing Made Easy with ODS Graphics Procedures - Lora Delwiche
  • Using SAS® ODS Graphics - Chuck Kincaid
  • Prescription for Visualization: Take One SAS® GTL - Radhika Myneni
  • Using SAS® GTL with SAS® 9.3 When There is Too Much Data to Visualize - Perry Watts
  • Make It Possible: Create Customized Graphs with Graph Template Language - Wen Song
  • The Many Ways of Creating Dashboards Using SAS® - Mark Bodt
  • Combined SAS® ODS Graphics Procedures with ODS to Create Graphs - Howard Liang

Papers by SAS authors:

  • Putting on the Ritz: New Ways to Style Your Graph to the Max - Dan Heath
  • Plotting Against Cancer: Creating Oncology Plots Using SAS® - Debpriya Sarkar
  • Up Your Game with Graph Template Language Layouts - Sanjay Matange

Super Demos:

  • Look Ma! No R - Prashant Hebbar
  • What's New in ODS GRAPHICS for SAS 9.4 - Sanjay Matange
  • Auto charts with ODS Graphics Designer - Lingxiao Li
  • Clinical Graphs using SG Procedures - Sanjay Matange
  • What's New with SAS 9.4 SG Procedures - Dan Heath
  • Yes, you can with polygon plot - Sanjay Matange
  • New Features in SAS 9.4 GTL - Prashant Hebbar

And then there is the Demo Room.  Starting Sunday,  we will be demoing the latest new features from SAS 9,4 and SAS 9.4M1.  All in all, it should be an exciting conference.

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Sanjay Matange

Director, R&D

Sanjay Matange is R&D Director in the Data Visualization Division responsible for the development and support of the ODS Graphics system, including the Graph Template Language (GTL), Statistical Graphics (SG) procedures, ODS Graphics Designer and related software. Sanjay has co-authored a book on SG Procedures with SAS/PRESS.

5 Comments

  1. It would be truly useful if you would collect and post links to all the papers/presentations so those of us who cannot attend can benefit.

    • Sanjay Matange
      Sanjay Matange on

      What? You mean everyone is not going to the conference? 🙂 Normally, the proceedings are released a few weeks after the conference. The links will be available then and I will gather them.

  2. I RECENTLY BOUGHT STATISTICAL GRAPHICS PROCEDURES AND IN THE SAMPLE CODE SOME DATA SETS SEEM TO BE OMMITTED. FOR EXAMPLE SBBOOK.SOCIAL AND SGBOOK.TARGET. WHY IS THIS?

    • Sanjay Matange
      Sanjay Matange on

      No particular reason. You are the first to ask for these. I will mail you the sample code with data. I will also add the samples to the web page.

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