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SUMMARY:LISA Statistics Short Course: SAS Programing I
DESCRIPTION:
LISA SHORT COURSES IN STATISTICS\n
LISA (Virginia
Tech's Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical
Analysis) is providing a series of
evening short courses to help graduate students
use statistics in their research. The focus
of these two-hour courses is on teaching practical
statistical techniques for analyzing
or collecting data. See www.lisa.stat.vt.edu/?q=short_courses
for instructions on how to
REGISTER and to learn more.\n
\n
Summer 2013 Schedule:\n
Monday,
June 10: Structural Equation
Modeling (SEM) Using AMOS;\n
Monday, June 17:
Designing Experiments and Collecting Useful
Data*;\n
Monday, June 24 & Tuesday, June 25:
Basics of R;\n
Monday, July 1 & Tuesday, July
2: Statistical Analysis in R;\n
Monday, July 8
& Tuesday, July 9: Graphing with R;\n
Monday,
July 15: SAS Programming I;\n
Tuesday, July 16:
SAS Programming II;\n
Monday, July 22: Model
selection in R featuring the lasso;\n
*This
course will be held in Fralin Auditorium, all
other courses are in 3060 Torgersen Hall.\n
\n
Monday,
July 15, 5:15-7:15 pm;\n
Instructor:
Matthew Lanham;\n
Location: 3060 Torgersen Hall;\n
Title:
SAS Programming I;\n
This short course
is part I of a two-part series in SAS programming.
I will provide a brief background of
SAS and highlight the similarities and differences
to other software packages and languages.
I will explain several main components of
SAS, demonstrate how to load and manipulate
data with the DATA step, and employ several
basic procedure to summarize and analyze data.\n
\n
Topics:\n
1)
Is SAS for me?\n
2) SAS components
(Explorer, Editor, Output, and Log)\n
3)
The IMPORT Wizard\n
4) DATA step\n
5) Combining
data sets\n
6) Basic Procedures(PROC UNIVARIATE,
PROC MEANS, PROC FREQ, PROC SUMMARY, PROC
CORR, PROC REPORT)\n
\n
Follow us on Facebook
(www.facebook.com/Statistical.collaboration)
or Twitter (www.twitter.com/LISA_VT) to be the
first to know about LISA events!\n\n
Price: Free\n
Contact: Tonya Pruitt\n
Phone: 540-231-8354\n
E-Mail:: lisa@vt.edu\n
for more info visit the web at:\n
http://www.lisa.stat.vt.edu/?q=short_courses\n
LOCATION:3060 Torgersen Hall
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