## Tag: JMP

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Calculate your survival chance on the Titanic

On the 10th of April, 1912, the RMS Titanic set out on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean carrying 2,223 passengers. On the 14th of April, it hit an iceberg and sank. There were 1,517 fatalities. Identifying information was not available for all passengers. The titanic dataset describes the survival status

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With the publication of JSL Companion: Applications of the JMP Scripting Language, by Theresa Utlaut, Georgia Morgan, and Kevin Anderson, novice scripters now have a resource that helps them go beyond the basics of the JMP Scripting Language (JSL). Why JSL? The authors have the answers: 1.  Easy to start

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There are NO dumb questions

I've heard many questions during my 6 years as Sales Manager for SAS Publishing. I’ve noticed that we frequently get similar questions from customers. I’ve compiled a few of these frequently asked questions below with answers. I hope this helps. Please let us know what information would help you navigate our books. Question: I am

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Review SAS Press books: registration open now!

The 8th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge race was just held in downtown Raleigh, NC. This event was started in 2004 as a dare among a few NC State undergrads. They had this idea to race 2 miles to the local Krispy Kreme doughnuts, down a dozen of the confections, and

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Find me at Statistical Practice 2012

In less than two weeks, I’ll be in sunny Florida attending a brand new conference. According to their Web site, Statistical Practice 2012 aims to bring together hundreds of statistical practitioners, including data analysts, researchers and scientists who engage in the application of statistics to solve real-world problems on a daily basis.

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3 things every elementary statistics student should know

We’ve just published Chris Olsen’s Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP, which offers the latest research on best practices and how JMP can facilitate teaching statistics. To mark the book’s publication, we asked Chris to tell us the top three things every elementary statistics student should know. Statistics is about numbers

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What we learned from this year’s conferences

JSM, Miami Beach, FL, July 31–August 3 Miami Beach in August is hot. Ridiculously hot. Almost as hot as our preview copies at this show. Conference goers were extremely excited about a number of our upcoming statistics titles, including Customer Segmentation and Clustering Using SAS® Enterprise Miner™, Second Edition, by

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New! Statistical Analysis for Business Using JMP: A Student’s Guide

Let’s face it. Not everybody has eaten, slept, and lived statistics since kindergarten.  Some folks have even gone through their undergraduate years without so much as opening a statistics book. What do they do when they get to, say, business school and find out about something called “business analytics”? Well,

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SAS Author's Tip: Step-by-Step JMP Analysis Instructions

Besides publishing stellar books on making the most of SAS software, SAS Press also provides several excellent books on using JMP. One such book is Analyzing and Interpreting Continuous Data Using JMP: A Step-by-Step Guide by Jose Ramirez and Brenda Ramirez. Reviews for the book have been strong and you