SUGI 30 Proceedings

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
April 10-13, 2005
Gregory S. Nelson, Conference Chair

Table of Contents

All documents are in PDF format.
Front Matter
 
Paper Sections
Applications Development Coders' Corner Data Mining and Predictive Modeling
Data Presentation Data Warehousing, Management and Quality Focus Sessions
Hands-on Workshops Planning, Development and Support Posters
Solutions Statistics and Data Analysis Systems Architecture
Tutorials

Front Matter


Copyright Page

Conference Leaders

SASware Ballot Results

SUGI Executive Committee

Future SUGI Conferences

Applications Development


Paper 001-30: Lois Levin
    PROC FORMAT ? Not Just Another Pretty Face

Paper 002-30: Rick Langston
    Efficiency Considerations Using the SAS System

Paper 003-30: Peter W. Eberhardt, Richard A. DeVenezia
    Through the Looking Glass: Two Windows into SAS

Paper 004-30: Ronald Fehd
    Journeymen's Tools: Two Macros, ProgList and PutMvars, to Show Calling Sequence and Parameters of Routines

Paper 005-30: Bernard Nicoll
    SAS Batch Portal Data Collection and Real-Time Monitoring Application of SAS Batch Jobs

Paper 006-30: David J. Bosak
    How to Get SAS Data into PowerPoint with SAS9

Paper 007-30: Ray Pass
    I'll Have the PROC TABULATE a la ODS Please, with a Table of Contents on the Side

Paper 008-30: Billy Clifford
    Frequently Asked Questions about SAS Indexes

Paper 009-30: Brian P. Fairfield-Carter, Stephen Hunt, Tracy Sherman
    Instant SAS Applications with VBScript, JScript, and DHTML

Paper 010-30: John Leveille, Joey Leveille
    Sexy SAS/IntrNet: A Macromedia Flash Front-end for SAS Web Applications

Paper 011-30: Phil Rhodes
    Automating the Drudgery Away: Using Macros and ODS to Produce (Almost) Complete Reports

Paper 012-30: Richard A. DeVenezia
    Tetris: SAS/AF Considerations

Paper 013-30: Stuart D. Long
    Contrasting Programming Techniques for Summarizing Voluminous SAS Output Using the SAS Output Delivery System (ODS)

Paper 014-30: Eric A. Gebhart
    Tagset Spelunking and Cartography: Debugging and Exploring Tagsets with Battery-Powered Headlamps

Paper 015-30: Greg Silva
    Automatic Parameter Checking

Paper 016-30: Myra A. Oltsik
    Data Sets and Variables and Labels, Oh My!

Paper 018-30: Derek Morgan
    Building a Data-Driven, Computer-Assisted Interview Using SAS/AF

Paper 019-30: Chris Hemedinger
    Boost Your Programming Productivity with SAS Enterprise Guide

Paper 020-30: Kevin M. Campbell
    Rule Your Data with The Link King (a SAS/AF application for record linkage and unduplication)

Paper 021-30: Denis L. Cogswell
    More Than Batch: A Production SAS Framework

Paper 022-30: Rick Andrews, Sherry Dixon
    Performance Monitoring for SAS Programs on Windows XP

Paper 023-30: Michael G. Sadof
    Connecting Simply with SAS/CONNECT

Paper 024-30: Jonah P. Turner
    Spicing Up SAS/IntrNet Applications

Paper 025-30: Koen Vyverman
    Publishing Jack Vance: The SAS System as a Tool for Literary Analysis

Paper 026-30: Steven Feder
    Reporting and Interacting with Excel Spreadsheets with ODS and DDE

Paper 027-30: Denis Michel
    CALL EXECUTE: A Powerful Data Management Tool

Coders' Corner


Paper 028-30: Art Carpenter
    Storing and Using a List of Values in a Macro Variable

Paper 029-30: Robert J. Morris
    Text Utility Macros for Manipulating Lists of Variable Names

Paper 030-30: Debbie Miller
    A Sample Macro for Creating a List on the Fly

Paper 031-30: Jeffrey M. Abolafia
    What Would I Do without PROC SQL and the Macro Language?

Paper 032-30: Robert G. Edson, Yajie Wang, Lan Zhao
    A SAS Macro for Producing Customized Reports

Paper 033-30: Michael G. Eberhart
    Using Variable Values to Change Macro Variables in Loop Processing

Paper 034-30: Ted Conway
    A Better SYSIN Than SYSIN: Instream Files on Any Platform

Paper 035-30: Michael A. Raithel
    Automatically Process a Varying Number of New Data Files from a "Data Directory"

Paper 036-30: Nestor Rohowsky
    Reporting Statistical Results with PROC REPORT

Paper 037-30: Britta Kelsey
    The Mystery of the PROC SORT Options NODUPRECS and NODUPKEY Revealed

Paper 038-30: Gary M. McQuown
    PROC IMPORT with a Twist

Paper 039-30: Sunil K. Gupta
    An Alternative Method of Transposing Data without the TRANSPOSE Procedure

Paper 040-30: Helen C. Sun, Cindy Wong
    A Macro for Importing Multiple Excel Worksheets into SAS Data Sets

Paper 041-30: Diane C. Hall
    Using an Excel Spreadsheet with PC SAS, No Gymnastics Required!

Paper 042-30: Zizhong Fan
    Make the Invisible Visible: A Case Study of Using ODS Inline Formatting Style

Paper 043-30: Lauren Haworth - SC
    Applying Microsoft Word Styles to ODS RTF Output

Paper 044-30: Rubin Nan, David Mullins
    A Microsoft Access GUI for SAS Automation

Paper 045-30: Koen Vyverman
    A Matter of Presentation: Generating PowerPoint Slides from Base SAS Using Dynamic Data Exchange

Paper 046-30: Don Boudreaux, Keith Cranford
    %htmlForm: An HTML Form and SAS/IntrNet Code Generator

Paper 047-30: Greg J. McLean
    "That Can't Be SAS!" Starting SAS/AF Applications

Paper 048-30: Chang Y. Chung, Ya Huang
    %CYARROW, a New Annotate Macro

Paper 049-30: Hui-Ping Chen
    Creating Flexible Graphics with the DATA Step Graphics Interface (DSGI)

Paper 050-30: Stephen McDaniel, Chris Hemedinger
    The New World of SAS: Programming with SAS Enterprise Guide

Paper 051-30: Rick Langston
    Text on My Remote Control: An Experiment in Shortest Distance Using SAS Software

Paper 052-30: James C. Stokes
    Remote Compute Services Simply Stated

Paper 053-30: Michael G. Eberhart
    Creating a Numeric Format to Suppress Small Numbers

Paper 054-30: Jenine Eason
    PROC FORMAT: A Speedy Alternative to Sort/Merge

Paper 055-30: Dianne Louise Rhodes
    Pretty Dates All in a Row

Paper 056-30: Rodger Zhang
    Customer Segmentation by Using CALL SYMPUT, Arrays, and DO Loops

Paper 057-30: Stuart Pollack
    Techniques for Effectively Selecting Groups of Variables

Paper 058-30: Andrew T. Kuligowski
    In Search of the LOST CARD

Paper 059-30: David J. Austin
    A Clever Demonstration of the SAS SUBSTR Function

Paper 060-30: Deb Cassidy
    How Old Am I?

Paper 061-30: William C. Murphy
    Slicing and Dicing the SAS Data Set

Paper 062-30: Andrew H. Karp
    A Shift in Time: Using SAS Date Alignment Operators

Paper 063-30: David Steves, Denise A. Figliozzi
    Automation of Code Leads to a Vacation for You: Enabling and Disabling Table Constraints in an Oracle Table with SAS X Commands

Paper 064-30: Kryn Krautheim
    Mainframe SAS for the 21st Century

Paper 065-30: Jianming He
    Some UNIX Tips for SAS Programming

Paper 066-30: Rick Langston
    The Pegboard Game: An Iterative SAS Program to Solve It

Paper 067-30: Ronald Fehd
    Journeymen's Tools: The Writing for Reading and Reuse Program Header

Paper 068-30: Brian P. Fairfield-Carter, Stephen Hunt
    A Hacker's Guide to SAS Environment Customization

Paper 069-30: Rick Mitchell - SC
    Stranded on a Desert Island with Nothing but TITLE Statements

Paper 070-30: Kirk P. Lafler
    Exploring DICTIONARY Tables and Views

Data Mining and Predictive Modeling


Paper 071-30: Terry Woodfield
    Predicting Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Using SAS Enterprise Miner 5.1 and SAS Text Miner

Paper 072-30: Christine L. Warner
    Automating Predictive Analysis to Predict Medicare Fraud

Paper 073-30: Will Potts
    Predicting Customer Value

Paper 074-30: Kattamuri S. Sarma
    Combining Decision Trees with Regression in Predictive Modeling with SAS Enterprise Miner

Paper 075-30: David A. Dickey
    Teaching Data Mining in a University Environment

Paper 076-30: Patricia B. Cerrito
    Combining SAS Text Miner with the Association Node in SAS Enterprise Miner to Investigate Inventory Data

Paper 077-30: J. Michael Hardin, Michael D. Conerly
    The University of Alabama and SAS Data Mining Certificate Partnership

Paper 078-30: Adnan Asar
    A Comparative Estimation of Machine Learning Methods on QSAR Data Sets

Paper 079-30: Leonardo Auslender
    On GSForward—The Experimental Variable Selection Node in SAS Enterprise Miner 5.1

Paper 080-30: Michael Leonard, Brenda Wolfe
    Mining Transactional and Time Series Data

Paper 081-30: David Duling, Robert Chu
    Message Queue-Based Scoring Interface

Paper 082-30: Carl Lee, Tim Rey, James W. Mentele, Michael Garver
    Structured Neural Network Techniques for Modeling Loyalty and Profitability

Paper 083-30: Ryszard Szupiluk, Piotr Wojewnik, Tomasz S. Zabkowski
    A Multi-Model Approach to Improve Final Results

Paper 084-30: Charles Manahan
    A Proportional Hazards Approach to Campaign List Selection

Data Presentation


Paper 085-30: Eric A. Gebhart
    ODS Markup: The SAS Reports You've Always Dreamed Of

Paper 086-30: Frank Poppe
    Store Your Output and Digest It Later

Paper 087-30: Barbara L. Lockley
    Across the Great Divide: Creating PC-Ready Formatted Output Using Base SAS Output Delivery System on the Mainframe

Paper 088-30: Cynthia L. Zender
    The Power of Table Templates and DATA _NULL_

Paper 089-30: Perry Watts
    Using Single-Purpose SAS Macros to Format Excel Spreadsheets with DDE

Paper 090-30: Darrell Massengill
    Tips and Tricks: Using SAS/GRAPH Effectively

Paper 091-30: Louise S. Hadden
    PROC TABULATE and ODS RTF: The Perfect Fit for Complex Tables

Paper 092-30: David Brown
    %sas2xl: A Flexible SAS Macro That Uses Tagsets to Produce Complex, Multi-Tab Excel Spreadsheets with Custom Formatting

Paper 093-30: Frank Poppe
    Creating Complicated Word Documents from an Intranet Application

Paper 094-30: Wei Cheng
    SAS 8 Is Seen in the Rearview Mirror: Generate Statistical Graphics Using ODS in SAS9

Paper 095-30: Jeffery D. Gilbert
    Web Reporting Using the ODS

Data Warehousing, Management and Quality


Paper 096-30: John E. Bentley
    Producing Multipurpose Metadata for Data Quality and a Data Dictionary

Paper 097-30: David Steves, Denise A. Figliozzi
    Budget Living with Pseudo ETL: Creating Your Own ETL Tool through SAS

Paper 098-30: Gary Mehler
    Best Practices in Enterprise Data Management

Paper 099-30: Larry Hoyle
    Using XML Mapper and XMLMAP to Read Data Documented by Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) Files

Paper 100-30: Garth Helf
    Extreme Web Access: What to Do When FILENAME URL Is Not Enough

Paper 101-30: Russ Lavery
    The SQL Optimizer Project: _Method and _Tree in SAS9.1

Paper 102-30: Brett Dorr, Pat Herbert
    Data Profiling: Designing the Blueprint for Improved Data Quality

Paper 103-30: Rick Aster
    Simplify Existing Projects with Ideas from Data Warehousing

Paper 104-30: Katherine Prairie
    Taming Transformation: A Strategy for Metadata within the Warehouse

Focus Sessions


Paper 107-30: Steven Flannes
    Working Effectively with the Angry, Critical Client: Real-World Solutions to Help You Get the Job Done

Paper 109-30: Gina Davidovic
    Effective Project Management of SAS Projects: Adapting the PMI Framework

Paper 111-30: Catherine Truxillo
    Maximum Likelihood Parameter Estimation with Incomplete Data

Paper 112-30: Christopher F. Ake
    Rounding after Multiple Imputation with Non-Binary Categorical Covariates

Paper 113-30: Paul D. Allison
    Imputation of Categorical Variables with PROC MI

Paper 117-30: Gregory S. Nelson - SC, Michael A. Walega
    Designing a Global SAS9 Architecture for Clinical Trials Analysis and Reporting

Paper 123-30: Ralph Kimball
    ETL: The Heavy Lifting That Makes BI Possible

Paper 125-30: Debbie Weisensee, Eric Matthews, Anne McInnis
    Implementing Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence at McMaster University Using the SAS Intelligence Value Chain

Hands-on Workshops


Paper 127-30: Dan Bruns
    The Utter "Simplicity" and Power of the TABULATE Procedure

Paper 128-30: Charles Hallahan, Linda P. Atkinson
    Introduction to SAS Enterprise Guide 3.0 for Statistical Analysis

Paper 129-30: Marje Fecht
    SAS9 Programming Enhancements

Paper 130-30: Katie M. Ronk, Steven J. First
    SAS Macro Variables and Simple Macro Programs

Paper 131-30: Eric Rossland, Kari Richardson
    A Quick Tour of SAS ETL Studio to Build a Data Mart

Paper 132-30: Lauren Haworth - SC
    SAS with Style: Creating Your Own ODS Style Template for PDF Output

Paper 133-30: Miriam G. Cisternas, Art Carpenter
    Extreme Graphics Makeover: Using SAS/GRAPH to Get the Graphical Output You Need

Paper 134-30: Debbie Buck - SC
    A Hands-On Introduction to SAS DATA Step Programming

Paper 135-30: Eric Rossland, Kari Richardson
    Creating and Using SAS Stored Processes with SAS Enterprise Guide

Paper 136-30: Vince DelGobbo
    Moving Data and Analytical Results between SAS and Microsoft Office

Paper 137-30: Mike Zdeb, Robert Allison
    Stretching the Bounds of SAS/GRAPH Software

Paper 138-30: David L. Cassell
    PRX Functions and CALL Routines

Planning, Development and Support


Paper 139-30: Bryan K. Beverly
    Using SAS to Automate Project Management Evaluation and Forecasting Techniques

Paper 140-30: Brian Mitchell
    Using Extreme Programming Processes in a SAS Environment

Paper 141-30: John E. Bentley
    Software Testing Fundamentals—Concepts, Roles, and Terminology

Paper 142-30: Paul Hankey
    Usability and Usability Testing at SAS

Paper 143-30: Stephen M. Noga, Lauren Haworth - SC, Andrew T. Kuligowski
    So You Want to Be a Manager? - A Panel Discussion on Issues to Consider Before Aiming for a Management Career Path

Paper 144-30: Nicholson E. Warman
    Litigation and SAS: Some Dos and Don'ts (or, You Call that Evidence?)

Paper 145-30: Denise A. Figliozzi, David Steves
    Everybody Loves SAS! They Just Don't Know It Yet

Paper 146-30: Stephanie R. Thompson
    New to SAS and New to Programming? What You Need to Do Before Typing Code

Paper 147-30: Ginger Carey, Helen Carey - SC
    Where to Go from Here: Learning More About SAS Software

Paper 148-30: Rick Mitchell - SC
    Fast and Easy Ways to Annoy the Job Security Specialist

Paper 149-30: Sarbjit Rai
    SAS Certification: An End User's Review

Paper 150-30: Rosemary Kirousis, Stephen Kurtz, Paul Kelley
    Expansion of Existing "Journal Club" to Include Internal SAS Training Sessions: Considerations for Establishing Internal SAS Training Sessions

Posters


Paper 151-30: Warren B. Bilker, Colleen M. Brensinger, Ruben C. Gur, Maximilian Herlim
    A SAS Macro for Visually Displaying Correlations between Brain Regions Using fMRI Data

Paper 152-30: Robert S. Matthews, Ilene K. Brill
    SAS Programs to Select Controls for Matched Case-Control Studies

Paper 153-30: Nicole D. Brooks
    Using SAS to Detect Errors in X12-Arima Seasonal Adjustment

Paper 154-30: William C. Murphy
    No %'s or &'s: Macros Inside the SAS DATA Step

Paper 155-30: Bin Chen, Lynn Seel, Dennis Zaebst
    A Macro to Calculate Kappa Statistics for Categorizations by Multiple Raters

Paper 156-30: Heidi Christ-Schmidt, Matt Downs
    A SAS Macro to Generate Enhanced Kaplan-Meier Plots

Paper 157-30: Ted Conway
    Make Bill Gates and Dr. Goodnight Run Your SAS Code: Using VBA, ADO, and IOM to Make Excel and SAS Play Nice

Paper 158-30: Balakrishna Dandamudi
    Automation of Clinical Trial Laboratory Data Acquisition Using SAS and DDE

Paper 159-30: Wendy B. Dickinson, Tanice Knopp
    Toward Effective Student Outcomes: Survey Data Analysis for Evaluation of School-Based Transdisciplinary Autism Teaming

Paper 160-30: Jenine Eason
    The Evolution of a SAS/GRAPH Application

Paper 161-30: Ying Feng
    Generating Custom Report Tables: Using SAS with DDE and VBA

Paper 162-30: Bruce F. Gilsen
    Benchmarking Character String Replacement

Paper 163-30: Kristine Y. Hogarty, Jeffrey D. Kromrey, Melinda R. Hess, John M. Ferron
    A Macro for Computing Point Estimates and Confidence Intervals for Mahalanobis Distance

Paper 164-30: Zbigniew A. Kadziola
    An Easy-to-Use SAS Table Formatting Macro: Stand-Alone, Flexible, and Quick

Paper 165-30: Britta Kelsey
    Standardization through Macros: The Possibilities of Using Indirect Referencing to Macro Variables

Paper 166-30: Arkady M. Kushnir
    Statistical Analysis of Steel Formability

Paper 167-30: John Shingler, Mollie Van Loon, Ken Rosenberry
    Using Perl As A Front-end For SAS Database Updates

Paper 168-30: Mark Tabladillo
    Macro Architecture in Pictures

Paper 169-30: Andy Mauromoustakos, Kevin Thompson
    JMP versus SAS Overview with a JSL Guide for the SAS Programmer

Paper 170-30: Neal Musitano Jr.
    E-Mail z/OS SAS/MXG Tape Management Reports with ODS Traffic Lighting

Paper 171-30: Barbara B. Okerson
    Using SAS/GRAPH GMAP to Enhance a Diabetes Wellness Campaign

Paper 172-30: Lori S. Parsons
    Using SAS9 ODS Features to Present Table and Graph Data in an Adobe PDF File

Paper 173-30: George Rezek
    A System to Calculate Market Value-at-Risk Using Monte Carlo Simulation II: Reporting

Paper 174-30: Barbara Schneider, Kristan A. Schneider
    SAS Graphics in Motion

Paper 176-30: Joe Kelley - SC
    Behind the Scenes at SAS-L

Paper 177-30: Mir S. Siadaty, Jianfen Shu
    Using SAS to Estimate Proportional Odds Ratio Model for Meta-Analysis of Diagnostic Tests

Paper 178-30: Mark Tabladillo
    Mapping an Exclusive Regular Expression Strategy

Paper 179-30: Susan J. Slaughter, Lora D. Delwiche
    Summary Tables in SAS Enterprise Guide: PROC TABULATE Made Easy

Paper 180-30: Catherine R. Stein, Raymond B. Devore, Barbara E. Wojcik
    Calculation of the Kappa Statistic for Inter-Rater Reliability: The Case Where Raters Can Select Multiple Responses from a Large Number of Categories

Paper 181-30: Rita Tsang
    Creating Bar Charts and Scatter Plots Using the SAS GPLOT Procedure??Both on the Same Page? It Is Easier Than You Think!

Paper 183-30: Shi-Tao Yeh
    Customizing ODS Statistical Graphics

Paper 184-30: Jihao Zhou, Bruce Coate
    Empirical Power for Higher-Order Crossover Designs in Comparative Bioavailability Clinical Trials

Solutions


Paper 185-30: Gary M. McQuown, Brett C. Peppe
    SPM at 1 A.M.

Paper 186-30: Chuck Reap
    A Regulatory Compliant Process for Developing SAS-Based Reports

Paper 187-30: Jeff Wright, Patrick H. Alston, Sharon Schiro, Tim Walters
    PreMIS: Pre-hospital Medical Information System

Paper 188-30: William S. Holland
    Integration of SAS Data Warehousing/Mining and Enterprise Collaboration and Data Aquisition Portals with ESRI-Based Geographic Information Systems and Public Sector Business Systems

Paper 189-30: Crystal Vierhout
    SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office Goes to the Dairy Farm

Paper 190-30: Michael Protz, Joe Zilka, Jeff Mudd
    A SAS Framework for Network Security Intelligence

Paper 191-30: Carol Kassel
    Drilling Down on Web Usage: Custom Applications of SAS Web Analytics

Statistics and Data Analysis


Paper 192-30: David A. Dickey
    Stationarity Issues in Time Series Models

Paper 193-30: Michael Leonard, Brenda Wolfe, Paddy Fahey
    Introducing SAS Forecast Studio

Paper 194-30: Patricia B. Cerrito
    Comparing the SAS Forecasting System with PROC HPF and SAS Enterprise Miner

Paper 195-30: Eugene Brusilovskiy
    Single Event Timing Model with Heterogeneity: Predicting the Time of the First Home Purchase by Immigrants

Paper 196-30: Oliver Schabenberger
    Introducing the GLIMMIX Procedure for Generalized Linear Mixed Models

Paper 197-30: Bin Yang
    Analyzing Incomplete Binary Repeated Measures Data Using SAS

Paper 198-30: Charles D. Kincaid
    Guidelines for Selecting the Covariance Structure in Mixed Model Analysis

Paper 199-30: Anuradha Roy, Ravindra Khattree
    Testing the Hypothesis of a Kroneckar Product Covariance Matrix in Multivariate Repeated Measures Data

Paper 200-30: Erin D. Shannon, MaryAnne D. Hope
    A Comparison of Two Procedures to Fit Multi-Level Data: PROC GLM versus PROC MIXED

Paper 201-30: Matthew W. Wheeler
    Benchmark Dose Estimation Using SAS

Paper 202-30: Vincent J. Faber
    Using Procedure-Based ODS Data Components in Statistical Reporting

Paper 203-30: Diana Suhr
    Principal Component Analysis versus Exploratory Factor Analysis

Paper 204-30: Robert Terry, Sung-Hyuck Lee
    IRT-FIT: SAS Macros for Fitting Item Response Theory (IRT) Models

Paper 205-30: Marc Gameroff
    Using the Proportional Odds Model for Health-Related Outcomes: Why, When, and How with Various SAS Procedures

Paper 206-30: Emily M. Cain, Ken Kleinman, Ernest S. Shtatland
    Model Building in PROC PHREG with Automatic Variable Selection and Information Criteria

Paper 207-30: Joel Dubin, Theodore R. Holford, Peter H. Van Ness
    Power Simulation for Categorical Data Using the RANTBL Function

Paper 208-30: Cam-Loi Huynh
    Estimation of Type III Error and Power for Directional Two-Tailed Tests Using PROC POWER

Paper 209-30: Khorsand (Kaine) Bondari
    Mixture Experiments and Their Applications in Agricultural Research

Paper 210-30: John Sall
    JMP Version 6 Featuring Split Plots

Paper 211-30: Jayawant N. Mandrekar, Sumithra J. Mandrekar
    Statistical Methods in Diagnostic Medicine Using SAS Software

Paper 212-30: David J. Pasta
    Parameterizing Models to Test the Hypotheses You Want: Coding Indicator Variables and Modified Continuous Variables

Paper 213-30: Colin Chen
    An Introduction to Quantile Regression and the QUANTREG Procedure

Systems Architecture


Paper 214-30: Tim Walters
    Are You Ready to Roll? SAS9 Implementation Lessons Learned

Paper 215-30: Mark G. Lucas
    Environments Needed for the Successful Deployment of a Data Mart/Warehouse

Paper 216-30: David J. Bosak
    Reporting SAS9 License Usage

Paper 217-30: John R. Roth
    Configuring J2EE Application Servers for Use with the SAS9 BI Platform

Paper 218-30: Alec S. Fernandez
    The Configuration Wizard: The Essential Final Step in Completing Your SAS BI Installation and Deployment

Paper 219-30: Michael A. Raithel
    Programmatically Measure SAS Application Performance on Any Computer Platform with the New LOGPARSE SAS Macro

Paper 220-30: Frank Pecjak
    Dynamic Load Balancing for ETL in SAS9

Paper 221-30: Frank M. Bartucca, Edward Hayes-Hall
    Achieving Optimal I/O Performance with SAS9

Paper 223-30: Trang X. Lance
    The Rolling Stones Were Right (Time Is on Our Side): An Application of SAS Multiprocessing

Paper 224-30: Russ Lavery
    An Animated Guide to Basic Parallel Processing

Paper 225-30: Maureen E. Chew
    SAS9 on Solaris 10: The Doctor is "In" (And makes house calls)

Paper 226-30: Brian P. Fairfield-Carter, Stephen Hunt, Tracy Sherman
    An Introduction to SAS Applications of the Windows Scripting Host

Paper 228-30: Brian P. Fairfield-Carter
    Managing a SAS Programming Environment Using Data Access Pages and the Microsoft Office Data Source Control

Paper 230-30: Karen Curran
    Using SAS Enterprise Guide in a Global Programming Environment

Tutorials


Paper 231-30: Gary E. Schlegelmilch
    Shuffling, Shifting, and Structuring Using the Program Editor

Paper 232-30: Debbie Buck - SC, Larry Stewart
    Explaining Unexpected Log Messages and Output Results from DATA Step Code

Paper 233-30: Ronald Cody
    An Introduction to SAS Character Functions (Including Some New SAS9 Functions)

Paper 234-30: Graham G. Murray
    ASP.NET and SAS?A New Model for Developing Web-based SAS System Applications

Paper 235-30: Jeff Wright
    Catch the Stream: Stored Processes, ODS, and Java

Paper 236-30: Paul M. Dorfman, Koen Vyverman
    DATA Step Hash Objects as Programming Tools

Paper 237-30: Michael J. Molter
    Holy Macro! An Intuitive Approach to Understanding the Macro Facility

Paper 238-30: Gerald D. Frey
    SAS Excels!

Paper 239-30: Cynthia L. Zender, Catherine Truxillo
    Customizing ODS Statistical Graphs

Paper 240-30: Jack N. Shoemaker
    XML Primer for SAS Programmers

Paper 241-30: Richard A. DeVenezia
    Java in SAS: JavaObj, a DATA Step Component Object

Paper 242-30: Teresa Schudrowitz, Steven J. First
    Arrays Made Easy: An Introduction to Arrays and Array Processing

Paper 243-30: Jonas V. Bilenas
    Making Sense of PROC TABULATE

Paper 244-30: Daphne Ewing, Ray Pass
    So Now You're Using PROC REPORT?Is It Pretty and Automated?

Paper 245-30: Jennifer B. Clegg, I-Kong Fu
    Microsoft Office Integration with the SAS BI Server

Paper 246-30: Marje Fecht, Peter R. Bennett
    End-to-End Web Reporting Using SAS Enterprise Guide 3.0: Who Does What and When

Paper 247-30: Michael A. Raithel
    The Basics of Using SAS Indexes

Paper 248-30: David H. Johnson
    SAS with the Windows API

Paper 249-30: Malachy (Mal) J. Foley
    Merging versus Joining: Comparing the DATA Step with SQL

Paper 250-30: Peter W. Eberhardt
    The SAS DATA Step: Where Your Input Matters

Paper 251-30: Howard Schreier
    Let Your Data Power Your DATA Step: Making Effective Use of the SET, MERGE, UPDATE, and MODIFY Statements

Paper 252-30: Ian Whitlock
    Macro Bugs How to Create, Avoid, and Destroy Them

Paper 253-30: Andrew H. Karp
    My Friend the SAS Format

Paper 254-30: Terry Fain, Cyndie B. Gareleck
    Using SAS to Process Repeated Measures Data

Paper 255-30: Art Carpenter
    Looking for a Date? A Tutorial on Using SAS Dates and Times

Paper 256-30: Sylvain Tremblay
    Decision Tree Validation: A Comprehensive Approach

Paper 257-30: Pete Lund - SC
    An Introduction to SQL in SAS

Paper 258-30: Dianne Louise Rhodes
    Speaking Klingon: A Translator's Guide to PROC TABULATE

Paper 259-30: Ben T. Cochran
    A Gentle Introduction to the Powerful REPORT Procedure

Paper 260-30: Sunil K. Gupta
    SAS ODS Technology for Today's Decision Makers

Paper 261-30: Kirk P. Lafler
    Manipulating Data with PROC SQL

Paper 262-30: Dan Bruns
    An Introduction to the Simplicity and Power of SAS/GRAPH

Paper 263-30: Marge Scerbo, Mic Lajiness
    PROC FREQ and PROC MEANS: To Stat or Not to Stat

Paper 264-30: Chris Olinger
    A Sample Web-Based Reporting Container for ODS XML Reports

Paper 265-30: Susan J. Slaughter, Lora D. Delwiche
    Turning Raw Data into Polished Reports

Paper 266-30: Dana Rafiee
    SAS9 Changes and Enhancements

Paper 267-30: Ronald Fehd
    A SASAUTOS Companion: Reusing Macros

Paper 268-30: Frank DiIorio
    Rules for Tools: The SAS Utility Primer