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SASnrd.com is my blog, where I write about SAS programming and its applications in data science, graphing and statistical modelling.

I assume that you have at least basic knowledge of the SAS programming language. If not, click the Learn SAS Programming menu, where I recommend basic SAS learning material.

About me: I hold a MSc in Math-Economics and I work as an analyst in a Pricing/BI department in a Danish Insurance Company. This site is a spare time project to share SAS knowledge and to keep myself on an steep and ongoing learning curve by continuously sharpening my SAS skills.

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Recent updates to SAS Grid Manager introduced many interesting new features, including the ability to handle more diverse workloads. In this post, we'll take a look at the steps required to get your SAS Grid Manager environment set up accept
In a scatter plot that displays many points, it can be important to visualize the density of the points. Scatter plots (indeed, all plots that show individual markers) can suffer from overplotting, which means that the graph does not
North Carolina is one of those key "swing states" that might possibly decide a national presidential election. And with such an election coming up next year (2020), I thought I would have a look at the voter registration data to
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, life can surprise you in a big way, making you wonder what else you've missed. That is what happened when I recently had a chance to work with the SAS® Scalable Performance
A moving average is a statistical technique that is used to smooth a time series. My colleague, Cindy Wang, wrote an article about the Hull moving average (HMA), which is a time series smoother that is sometimes used as
Time-series decomposition is an important technique for time series analysis, especially for seasonal adjustment and trend strength measurement. Decomposition deconstructs a time series into several components, with each representing a certain pattern or characteristic. This post shows you how to
Yesterday we had a 'special election' here in NC, to elect new members to the House of Representatives for Congressional Districts 3 and 9. The election got a lot of national news coverage, therefore I thought people might like seeing
Portion of Figure 3 by Bull et al. (Nature, 2019) I often use axis tables in PROC SGPLOT in SAS to add a table of text to a graph so that the table values
I recently had the incredible opportunity to attend SAS Global Forum in Dallas as a presenter and New SAS Professional Award recipient. At the conference, I was able to learn more about SAS features and applications, share my knowledge of
SASPy is a powerful Python library that interfaces with SAS and can help with your machine-learning solutions. SASPy was created for Python programmers to leverage the power of SAS within their Python scripts. If you are not familiar with SASPy,