STAT 540 - Fall 2020
Welcome to STAT 540, Introduction to Statistical Computing. This page contains
updates to the course syllabus, computer notes from class,
homework assignments and important notices.
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- 2020 Syllabus
- Uploading assignments in Blackboard
- Base SAS Certification app
- SAS code and notes
- SAS documentation
- Chapter 1 code
- Chapter 2 code
- Chapter 3 code
- SAS code to manipulate character data.
- SAS code to demonstrate a simple IF statement, subsetting IF, and formatted PRINT.
- SAS code with a complicated IF-ELSE example.
- SAS code to demonstrate a subsetting IF.
- SAS code to experiment with DATE functions.
- David Hitchcock's SAS code demonstrating the use of the RETAIN statement using earthquake data.
- SAS code with an ARRAY example.
- SAS code to refer to a range of "unlike" input variables.
- SAS code demonstrating variable order for a simple data set.
- Chapter 4 code
- SAS code to demonstrate Chapter 4 commands (TITLE, WHERE, LABEL, PROC PRINT)
- SAS code and SAS data set for a PROC SORT example.
- SAS code and comma-delimited text file demonstrating the use of the NODUPKEY option in PROC SORT.
- SAS code with a PROC SORT example that cleans up a PROC MEANS output file in preparation for a many-to-one merge.
- SAS code to demonstrate sorting options with character variables.
- SAS code to hold a data line and print formatted labels in PROC FREQ.
- SAS code to group data with PROC FORMAT prior to a call to PROC FREQ.
- Simplified version of Don Edwards' SAS code and data set for straightforward PROC TABULATE call to motivate interest in PROC TABULATE projects.
- Chapter 6 code
- SAS code using SET and OUTPUT to stack records in a SAS data set.
- SAS code for some simple set and merge commands.
- SAS code for a typical match-merge.
- SAS code for a match-merge with multiple input data sets.
- SAS code for a one-to-many match-merge.
- STAT 706 example SAS code and Excel data for several one-to-many match-merges. The Excel file may be read into WORK as SAS data set SPLITCOV.
- SAS code demonstrating the IN= option in MERGE statements.
- SAS code and SAS data set to generate multiple data sets with the OUTPUT statement.
- PROC TRANSPOSE SAS code using visual acuity data.
- SAS code to re-create the transposed data with another PROC TRANSPOSE.
- SAS code using Lidar data set to demonstrate use of FIRST.variable and LAST.variable when using BY groups.
- Chapter 5 code
- Chapter 7 code
- SAS code for a couple demonstrations of the %LET command .
- SAS code demonstrating the use of %INCLUDE.
- SAS code demonstrating calculation of sampling probabilities from traffic intensity (upurban.csv) data.
- SAS code demonstrating a regression macro.
- SAS code demonstrating CALL SYMPUT and a non-macro language alternative.
- SAS code demonstrating CALL SYMPUT and %IF statements. Trial data sets with one , two and four groups.
- SAS code demonstrating CALL SYMPUT to simplify the sampling probabilities macro.
- SAS code and Excel spreadsheet to demonstrate templates and ODS Graphics.
- SAS code to edit template definitions.
- Chapter 8 code
- SAS code and Excel worksheet to construct bar charts with PROC SGPLOT.
- SAS code to construct histograms and box plots with PROC SGPLOT.
- R code for density estimation demonstration.
- SAS code and one of the data sets needed to construct scatter plots, time series plots, and smoothed scatter plots with PROC SGPLOT and PROC SGPANEL.
- R code for scatterplot smoothing demonstration.
- Chapter 10 and Supplemental SAS code
- R code and notes
- Data sets and other code
- Test 1
- Test 2
- Final Exam
- Project information
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