In Part I of this blog post, I provided an overview of the approach my team and I took tackling the problem of classifying diverse, messy documents at scale. I shared the details of how we chose to preprocess the data and how we created features from documents of interest
Unstructured text data is ubiquitous in both business and government and extracting value from it at scale is a common challenge. Organizations that have been around for a while often have vast paper archives. Digitizing these archives does not necessarily make them usable for search and analysis, since documents are
In my previous blog post, I talked about using PROC CAS to accomplish various data preparation tasks. Since then, my colleague Todd Braswell and I worked through some interesting challenges implementing an Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) process that continuously updates data in CAS. (Todd is really the brains behind getting
As a long-time SAS 9 programmer, I typically accomplish my data preparation tasks through some combination of the DATA Step, Proc SQL, Proc Transpose and some housekeeping procs like Proc Contents and Proc Datasets. With the introduction of SAS Viya, SAS released a new scripting language called CASL – a
Do you work with custom polygon maps in SAS Visual Analytics? Read about a few "gotchas" to help you troubleshoot some common issues you may encounter.
Are you interested in using SAS Visual Analytics 8.2 to visualize a state by regions, but all you have is a county shapefile? As long as you can cross-walk counties to regions, this is easier to do than you might think. Here are the steps involved: Step 1 Obtain a