If you're into data visualization, here's something that might interest you - a free eBook showing several ways to use SAS to visually analyze your data. (Did I mention it's FREE?!?!)
We've picked juicy chapters from several books and upcoming books (and a few other sources), to show you what SAS can do in the area of data visualization ... and made these chapters available for free as an eBook! These excerpts mainly cover techniques using our newer software such as Visual Analytics and ODS Graphics. No muss, no fuss - this eBook is a simple pdf file you view in your Web browser.
Here's a list of the chapters included in the free eBook, along with links to the books they came from:
- Big Data and the Stories It Can Tell: Excerpt from Chapter 2 from Exploring Big Data with SAS Visual Analytics: Visualizing Trade Data by I-Sah Hsieh and Alice Louise Kassens. Available in stores Fall 2017.
- The Where of Data: Excerpt from Chapter 6 from An Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics: How to Explore Numbers, Design Reports, and Gain Insight into Your Data by Tricia Aanderud, Ryan Kumpfmiller, and Rob Collum.
- Infographics Powered by SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Office Analytics From SAS Global Forum 2016 Proceedings, by Travis Murphy.
- SAS Visual Statistics 8.1: The New Self-Service Easy Analytics Experience From SAS Global Forum 2016 Proceedings, by Xiangxiang Meng, Cheryl LeSaint, and Don Chapman.
- Create Your First Graph: Visual Data Exploration with SAS ODS Graphics Designer Excerpt from Chapter 3 from SAS ODS Graphics Designer by Example: A Visual Guide to Creating Graphs Interactively by Sanjay Matange and Jeanette Bottitta.
- Clinical Graphs Using the SAS 9.4 SGPLOT Procedure Excerpt from Chapter 4 from Clinical Graphs Using SAS by Sanjay Matange.
- Customizing the Kaplan-Meier Survival Plot Excerpt from SAS/STAT 14.2 User’s Guide by Warren Kuhfeld.
This free eBook can be useful in and of itself, and it also gives you a quick/easy way to determine if you might want to buy the books these chapters came from. If you do decide to buy a book, be sure to sign up for SAS Press' monthly newsletter - you might just get a special discount offer!