Robert Allison
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The Graph Guy!

Robert has worked at SAS for over 20 years, and is perhaps the foremost expert in creating custom graphs using SAS/GRAPH. His educational background is in Computer Science, and he holds a BS, MS, and PhD from NC State University. He is the author of several conference papers, has won a few graphic competitions, and has written a book (SAS/GRAPH: Beyond the Basics).

Recent Posts

How do teenage boys eat so much, and stay so thin?

"They'll eat you out of house & home! Their food bill will put you in the poor house! ... And ... Read More

Where does Girl Scout cookie money go?

Here in the US, it's Girl Scout cookie season. This is when you get to spend a few bucks on ... Read More

Prius isn't the highest-mpg hybrid in 2017!

For many years, the Toyota Prius was the hybrid with the best mpg - but in 2017 that's changing! Let's ... Read More

What to do in Orlando, during SAS Global Forum!

They say "a picture is worth 1000 words" - and I think it might be more like 2000 when it ... Read More

American English: Where to use 'yall' versus 'yinz'

If you do much traveling in the United States, you're bound to hear a few words and expressions that are ... Read More

Beer: Finding your favorite that you didn't know about!

Data analysis can be used for many things ... how about finding other beers you might like, so you don't ... Read More

Graphs: Comparing R, Excel, Tableau, SPSS, Matlab, JS, Python, and SAS

Are you a visualization & graphing expert? Can you identify which tool (R, Excel, Tableau, SPSS, Matlab, JS, Python, or ... Read More

Where is this Dakota Access Pipeline they're protesting?

You've probably seen dramatic pictures in the news lately about the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline - Native Americans versus ... Read More

Is the Moon really 1/4 the size of the Earth?

Are you ready for the supermoon on December 14? This will actually be the 3rd supermoon in 2016! With these ... Read More

Why SAS maps are better than Wikipedia svg maps!

Parents are always proud of their kids, and think their kids are better than all the other kids. I guess ... Read More