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Sanjay Matange 0
The SGPIE Procedure - Part 2

The SAS 9.4M6 software includes a new SGPIE procedure (preproduction) as introduced in the recent article - The SGPIE Procedure.  In that article, I described the basic features of the two statements supported in the procedure, the PIE and the DONUT, with some examples. It is my humble opinion that

Advanced Analytics | Machine Learning
Mark Hanson 0
Uncovering the unknowns: Why pharma is evolving from data analytics to data science

“There are known knowns … There are known unknowns … There are also unknown unknowns” This statement by Donald Rumsfeld is famous from the world of politics. But the phrase “unknown unknowns” was actually coined by a NASA data scientist to describe the huge possibilities presented to us by big data

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Customer Intelligence
Pedro Felipe Cerón 0
Ciudades conectadas, el camino hacia ciudades inteligentes

En los últimos 25 años las ciudades colombianas han venido expandiendo su territorio y han aumentado su demanda de recursos naturales y servicios vitales. Esto lo sustentan las cifras del DANE que muestran que en 2017, 76% de la población colombiana se concentró en ciudades frente a un 24% que

Advanced Analytics | Artificial Intelligence
Olivier Zaech 0
Unterstützung statt Bedrohung: Wie KI das Gesundheitswesen verbessern kann

Fest steht: Künstliche Intelligenz (KI) wird unser aller Leben verändern – und tut es schon. Weniger klar ist, in welcher Weise und in welchem Zeitrahmen diese Veränderungen passieren – und was am Ende dabei herauskommt. In vielen Bereichen gibt es wilde Spekulationen. Bei Life Sciences und im Gesundheitssektor lichtet sich

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Kristine Vick 0
How will IoT and AI drive transformation in health care and life sciences?

As health care evolves, its entire ecosystem – from payers and providers to pharmaceutical companies and government agencies – seeks to find common ground. More data is available than ever. But transforming information into innovation is challenging. Organizations strive to create shared goals, internally and externally, trying to improve patient

Analytics | Data Management | Data Visualization
SAS, más de cuarenta años ayudando a la empresas a obtener valor del Big Data

Aunque el término Big Data lleva solo 20 años de uso a nivel mundial, SAS ya tiene más de cuatro décadas inspirando lo extraordinario, un reto que muchas compañías y empleados ya han asumido, incorporando soluciones de analítica en procesos tan increíbles como la exploración del sol, la protección del

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Sanjay Matange 0
Survival plot with a twist using SGPLOT procedure

Survival plots are automatically created by the LIFETEST procedure.  These graphs are most often customized to fit the needs of SAS users.  One way to create the customized survival plot is to save the generated data from the LIFETEST procedure, and then use the SGPLOT procedure to create your custom

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Sanjay Matange 0
Little things go a long way

In my previous post, I described a new options to control the widths of the caps for Whiskers, Error and Limit bars.  This topic could have been titled "Little things go a long way", as such details really make for a good graph. In a similar manner, another detail issue

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Sanjay Matange 0
Spark table

In the previous post, I discussed creating a 2D grid of spark lines by Year and Claim Type.  This graph was presented in the SESUG conference held last week on SAS campus in the paper ""Methods for creating Sparklines using SAS" by Rick Andrews.  This grid of sparklines was actually the

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Sanjay Matange 0
Spark grid

The 25th annual SESUG conference was held at in the SAS campus this week.  I had the opportunity to meet and chat with many users and attend many excellent presentations.  I will write about those that stood out (graphically) in my view. One excellent presentation was on "Methods for creating

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Sanjay Matange 0
Long category values

The South East SAS Users Group meeting wound up yesterday.  The 25th anniversary conference was held on SAS Campus and it provided a great opportunity to meet with many enthusiastic SAS users and attend many informative presentations.  More on this in a follow-up article. During one of these presentations, Mary

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Sanjay Matange 0
Legend order redux

Once in a while you run into a pesky situation that is hard to overcome without resorting to major surgery.  Such a situation occurs when you have a stacked bar chart with a discrete legend positioned vertically on the side of the graph.  A simple example is shown below. title

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Sanjay Matange 0
Legend items

Plot statements included in the graph definition can contribute to the legend(s).  This can happen automatically, or can be customized using the KEYLEGEND statement.  For plot statements that are classified by a group variable, all of the unique group values are displayed in the legend, along with their graphical representation

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Sanjay Matange 0
Tips and tricks: Segmented discrete axis

The previous post on Multiple Blank Categories showed how to include multiple blank categories on the axis.  But, given the purpose for this was to separate different segments in the data, I also included ideas on how to segmented a discrete axis using reference lines or Block Plot.  A similar idea

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