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Author Li, Arthur.

Title Handbook of SAS DATA Step programming / Arthur Li
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 241 pages)
Contents 1. Introduction to SAS? -- 2. Creating variables conditionally -- 3. Understanding how the DATA step works -- 4. BY-group processing in the DATA step -- 5. Writing loops in the DATA step -- 6. Array processing -- 7. Combining data sets -- 8. Data input and output -- 9. Data step functions -- 10. Useful SAS? procedures
Summary To write an accomplished program in the DATA step of SAS(R), programmers must understand programming logic and know how to implement and even create their own programming algorithm. Handbook of SAS(R) DATA Step Programming shows readers how best to manage and manipulate data by using the DATA step. The book helps novices avoid common mistakes resulting from a lack of understanding fundamental and unique SAS programming concepts. It explains that learning syntax does not solve all problems; rather, a thorough comprehension of SAS processing is needed for successful programming. The author also
Notes "A CRC title."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Subject SAS (Computer file) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
SAS (Computer file)
Database management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
SAS (Computer program language) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Statistics -- Data processing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
COMPUTERS -- Mathematical & Statistical Software.
Database management.
SAS (Computer program language)
Statistics -- Data processing.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013003653
ISBN 0429185421