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Building S SAS Institute Inc. has long developed software for data analysis, econometrics, operations research, and quality improvement. The purpose of these pages is to provide our users with technical information about using this software, including details about software capabilities, examples, papers, and an associated e-newsletter.

The following Advanced Analytics products have recently been updated with the 14.1 release:

SAS/ETS introduces the X13 procedure along with new features for the COUNTREG, HPCOUNTREG, HPPANEL, MODEL, PANEL QLIM, SSM, and VARMAX procedures and the SASEFRED, SASEQUAN, SASEXCCM, and SASEXFSD interface engines.

SAS/OR adds a number of new optimization capabilities that shorten optimization time, increase diagnostic capabilities, and make the software easier to use.

SAS/QC introduces the RAREEVENTS procedure, which produces control charts for rare events, and includes enhancements to the ANOM, CUSUM, MACONTROL, and SHEWHART procedures.

SAS/IML includes a PACKAGE statement that supports installing and using packages that you can share and download from the SAS/IML File Exchange. There is also support for very large matrices on the Windows operating system and vendor-supplied libraries for eigenvalue computations

SAS/STAT introduces new procedures for imputing missing values for survey data and fitting generalized additive models by using penalized likelihood estimation. There are also many significant enhancements to existing procedures.