Strengthen your programming skills with tips and techniques from the experts

## Random segments and broken sticks

A classical problem in elementary probability asks for the expected lengths of line segments that…

Strengthen your programming skills with tips and techniques from the experts

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A classical problem in elementary probability asks for the expected lengths of line segments that…

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For a time series { y1, y2, ..., yN }, the difference operator computes the…

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I recently showed how to compute a bootstrap percentile confidence interval in SAS. The percentile…

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I previously wrote about how to compute a bootstrap confidence interval in Base SAS. As…

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A SAS customer asked how to use SAS to conduct a Z test for the…

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Students in introductory statistics courses often use summary statistics (such as sample size, mean, and…

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Suppose you roll six identical six-sided dice. Chance are that you will see at least…

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My presentation at SAS Global Forum 2017 was "More Than Matrices: SAS/IML Software Supports New…

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One way to assess the precision of a statistic (a point estimate) is to compute…

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In a previous article, I showed two ways to define a log-likelihood function in SAS.…