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Rick Wicklin 0
Symbolic derivatives in SAS

Did you know that you can get SAS to compute symbolic (analytical) derivatives of simple functions, including applying the product rule, quotient rule, and chain rule? SAS can form the symbolic derivatives of single-variable functions and partial derivatives of multivariable functions. Furthermore, the derivatives are output in a form that

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Samuel Blanquet 0
The factory of the future is not a low-cost proof-of-concept — but proof-of concept is possible

Manufacturers are not like Steve Jobs. He famously didn’t worry about market research when developing the iPod, merely assuming — some would say arrogantly — that the product was so good that everyone would buy it. He was right, but few would have his confidence. Manufacturers, by contrast, tend to

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Page Cvelich 0
Tweens and Sleep

Parents, I don’t need to tell you three obvious things: Sleep is critical to our well-being (no matter what age you are). Ask any primary care physician or therapist. Tweens and teens need more sleep than they get (need an average of 9-10 hours, but almost half get fewer than

Rick Wicklin 0
7 ways to view correlation

Correlation is a fundamental statistical concept that measures the linear association between two variables. There are multiple ways to think about correlation: geometrically, algebraically, with matrices, with vectors, with regression, and more. To paraphrase the great songwriter Paul Simon, there must be 50 ways to view your correlation! But don't

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Rebecca Allen 0
Move of the Month: Turkish Getup

Everybody GET UP! Want to train the entire body in one exercise?  This is it!  The Turkish Getup is a multi-joint, multi-movement exercise that incorporates transitioning from the ground to standing.  This exercise requires synergy, coordination, and core/shoulder stabilization to increase your functional strength.  It may seem daunting, but it is

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