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SAS For Dummies by Chris Hemedinger, Stephen McDaniel

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Chapter 9

More Analytics to Enlighten and Entertain

In This Chapter

bullet Surviving your survival analysis

bullet Finding quality in your data

bullet Forecasting: Using data to move beyond guessing

bullet Making the right connections with multivariate analysis

bullet Mining for meaning in your data

As you might expect, one chapter isn’t enough to cover the analytics available with SAS. In addition to Chapter 8, you can delve even deeper into analytic capabilities in this chapter. We review some of the more modern and advanced analytic techniques available with SAS, including the following:

bullet Survival analysis: Enables you to compare the lifespan of similar products, for example, or to determine whether one treatment increases time to illness or death versus another treatment.

bullet Quality control methods: Provide a broad ...

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