I often get asked for programming tips. Here, I share three of my favorite tips for beginners. Tip #1: COUNTC and CATS Functions Together The CATS function concatenates all of its arguments after it strips leading and trailing blanks. The COUNTC function counts characters. Together, they can let you operate
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SAS Press author Kirk Paul Lafler's favorite tips using PROC SQL.
This blog post introduces the use of deep learning to train a deep neural network to further improve performance; and hybrid architectures.
Hybrid computers that marry CPUs and devices like GPUs and FPGAs are the fastest computers, but they are hard to program. This post explains how deep learning (DL) greatly simplifies programming hybrid computers.
I just celebrated my 5th anniversary of starting to run. I would have said that I just celebrated my 5th anniversary of being a runner, but I’m not sure I qualify as a “runner,” yet. I do run and I participate in a few races here and there, mostly for
Gerhard Svolba, author of Data Preparation for Analytics Using SAS, is working on his second book for SAS Press and this time around he’s also writing about his experience—writing the book. I’m really enjoying his weekly blog The Creation of the Book: Data Quality for Analytics. Gerhard, who resides in
Contributed by Mike Molter, Principal Statistical Programmer, INC Research I’m writing this from an altitude of 35,000 feet. As I try to squeeze my 6’1” frame into a space clearly designed for passengers no taller than 5 feet while trying to find a place to put my left elbow because
Contributed by Charles Chase, Business Enablement Manager for SAS's Manufacturing and Supply Chain Global Practice As readers of books we rarely consider their origin. A book just magically appears on the bookshelf. We decide whether it is worth reading and then either buy it or look for another. Think about